Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 73

(20-4, 12-1 Sun Belt)

Florida Atl 56

(11-13, 6-7 Sun Belt)

    7:00 PM ET, February 2, 2013

    FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida

    1 2 T
    MTU 31 4273
    FAU 25 3156

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: K. Hammonds II 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Florida Atlantic: S. Moody 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Middle Tennessee 73, FAU 56

    Associated Press

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Ramon Cintron scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures as Middle Tennessee State beat Florida Atlantic 73-56 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday night.

    Marcos Knight had 13 points, and Bruce Massey and JT Sulton added 12 apiece for the Blue Raiders (20-4, 12-1), who have won nine in a row and 13 of their past 14.

    Stephon Moody had 17 points and Greg Gantt 13 for the Owls (11-13, 6-7), who had won four of their past five at home.

    Middle Tennessee State shot 55.3 percent from the field (26 of 47) to Florida Atlantic's 40.8 (20 of 49).

    From a 45-41 advantage with 12:10 left in the game, the Blue Raiders pushed ahead 54-43 with 7:13 to go on two free throws by Knight, and the Owls never got closer than nine points the rest of the way.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    FAU
    Points 73 56
    FG Made-Attempted 26-47 (.553) 20-49 (.408)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-10 (.600) 5-10 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

    2012-13 Season

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