Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 66

(26-4, 18-1 Sun Belt)

Troy 56

(11-19, 6-13 Sun Belt)

8:30 PM ET, February 28, 2013

1 2 T
MTU 29 3766
TROY 24 3256

Top Performers

Middle Tennessee: M. Knight 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Troy: R. Chambers 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast

Middle Tennessee 66, Troy 56

Associated Press

TROY, Ala. -- Marcos Knight had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to a 66-56 victory over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night, setting a school record with its 15th consecutive victory.

JT Sulton had 10 points for the Blue Raiders (26-4, 18-1), who had already clinched their third Sun Belt regular-season title in the past four years.

Ray Chambers led Troy with 17 points and eight rebounds, Tevin Calhoun scored 11 and Antoine Myers 10 for the Trojans (11-19, 6-13), who lost their fourth straight.

Middle Tennessee swept the series, winning 93-41 on Feb. 9.

The Red Raiders shot 52 percent from the field (26 of 50) to the Trojans 37 percent (20 of 54). They both struggled at the foul line: Middle Tennessee hit 11 of 22, Troy 11 of 23.

Middle Tennessee made a 14-0 run early in the first half and never trailed.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTU
TROY
Points 66 56
FG Made-Attempted 26-50 (.520) 20-54 (.370)
3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 5-18 (.278)
FT Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 11-23 (.478)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 0

2012-13 Season

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