Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 72

(17-4, 9-1 Sun Belt)

North Texas 64

(8-13, 3-7 Sun Belt)

8:00 PM ET, January 24, 2013

1 2 T
MTU 28 4472
UNT 23 4164

Top Performers

Middle Tennessee: M. Knight 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

North Texas: N. Stojiljkovic 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Middle Tennessee 72, North Texas 64

Associated Press

DENTON, Texas -- Marcos Knight had 15 points and five assists and Middle Tennessee won its sixth straight game, defeating North Texas 72-64 Thursday night.

James Gallman added 13 points, JT Sulton had 11 and Neiko Hunter 10 for the Blue Raiders (17-4, 9-1 Sun Belt), who have won 10 of their last 11 games overall and are undefeated in 12 home games this season.

Jordan Williams led North Texas (8-13, 3-7) with 20 points. Roger Franklin added 14, Niko Stojiljkovic 12 and Tony Mitchell 10.

Middle Tennessee led 28-23 at halftime and stretched that advantage to as many as 15 points when Gallman hit a 3-pointer with 11:07 remaining.

The Blue Raiders shot 62 percent from the field in the second half, and 54 percent for the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTU
UNT
Points 72 64
FG Made-Attempted 29-54 (.537) 22-49 (.449)
3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 5-17 (.294)
FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 15-21 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 2

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Dec 31, 2012 @MTU 75, UNT 57Recap
» Jan 24, 2013 MTU 72, @UNT 64Recap