Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 66

(23-4, 15-1 Sun Belt)

AR-Little Rock 61

(15-12, 9-7 Sun Belt)

8:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

1 2 T
MTU 28 3866
UALR 18 4361

Top Performers

Middle Tennessee: R. Cintron 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Arkansas-Little Rock: M. Javes 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

Middle Tennessee 66, UALR 61

Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Marcos Knight scored 15 points and Middle Tennessee won its 12th straight game, defeating Arkansas-Little Rock 66-61 Saturday night.

Raymond Cintron and Bruce Massey added 11 points apiece for the Blue Raiders (23-4, 15-1 Sun Belt), and Kerry Hammonds had 10.

Ben Dillard and Michael Javes led Little Rock (15-12, 9-7) with 12 points each.

Middle Tennessee jumped out to a 20-8 lead en route to a 28-18 halftime advantage. After the Blue Raiders extended the lead to 15 points midway through the second half, Little Rock rallied to get within 56-51 with 2 minutes left on Will Neighbour's layup.

Six free throws and a dunk by Knight secured the victory for Middle Tennessee.

Both teams shot close to 40 percent, but the Blue Raiders converted 24 of 29 free throws compared to 13 of 22 for Little Rock.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTU
UALR
Points 66 61
FG Made-Attempted 20-49 (.408) 22-56 (.393)
3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 4-14 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 24-29 (.828) 13-22 (.591)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 3

2012-13 Season

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Jan 17, 2013 @MTU 82, UALR 50Recap
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