MURFREESBORO, Tennessee (Ticker) -- Chrissy Givens scored 13
points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Middle Tennessee State (Unranked ESPN/USA Today; No. 25 AP) rolled past Troy with a 90-55 Sun Belt Conference victory.
Brandi Brown had 19 points and Jackie Pickel added 13 for the
Blue Raiders (12-3, 4-0 Sun Belt), who captured their ninth
straight win overall and 23th in a row at home against league
foes.Givens shot 5-of-12 and grabbed seven of Middle Tennessee
State's 21 offensive boards, which were converted into 16
second-chance points.The work on the boards proved important for the Blue Raiders,
who managed to grab a 41-19 advantage at the half despite 33
percent (12-of-36) shooting.Kylie Morrissy scored 22 points for the Trojans (8-7, 1-4), who
committed 35 turnovers, leading to 46 points for the opposition.