Scores

Final

Tenn St 58

(6-7, 3-1 OVC)

Middle Tennessee 65

(5-8, 3-3 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2010

    Murphy Athletic Center, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    TNST 21 3758
    MTU 27 3865

    Top Performers

    Tennessee State: P. Miller 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl

    Middle Tennessee: J. Jones 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Middle Tennessee 65, Tennessee St. 58

    Associated Press

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Jason Jones scored 23 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee State over Tennessee State 65-58 on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing skid.

    The Blue Raiders (5-8) led 27-21 at halftime despite shooting 37.9 percent from the floor (11 of 29) and extended their lead in the second, thanks to a 14-for-27 shooting effort (51.9 percent).

    Jones finished 10 of 15 from the floor (66.7 percent) and James Gallman added 15 points for Middle Tennessee.

    Patrick Miller scored 16 points and Jacquan Nobles added 12 for the Tigers (6-7), who had their five-game winning streak snapped.

    Tennessee State was 20 for 52 from the field (38.5 percent), including 8 of 22 from 3-point range (36.4 percent).

    The Blue Raiders posted a 40-26 rebounding edge and outscored the Tigers 30-12 in the paint and 18-9 on second-chance points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNST
    MTU
    Points 58 65
    FG Made-Attempted 20-52 (.385) 25-57 (.439)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 9-13 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 11

    2010-11 Season

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