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No. 17 Middle Tennessee sets Sun Belt record with 17th win

TROY, Ala. -- Chrissy Givens and Krystle Horton both had double-doubles Thursday night to lead No. 17 Middle Tennessee to its 22nd win in a row, 68-60 over Troy.

The Blue Raiders (25-3, 17-0 Sun Belt Conference) started the second half with a 16-5 run to set a Sun Belt record with their 17th straight conference win.

Givens led Middle Tennessee with 31 points and 13 rebounds -- her sixth double-double of the season -- and Horton had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

The Blue Raiders struggled in the first half, shooting just 34 percent from the field, while the Trojans came out strong, hitting nearly 60 percent before halftime. Troy had a 24-6 run and led by as many as 11 points in the first half and led 36-33 at the intermission.

Amber Holt had six of the first 12 points in the second half, and Middle Tennessee pulled ahead on a basket by Givens with 15:02 left.