NCAA Game Summary - Arkansas-Little Rock at Middle Tennessee
(Thursday, January 17)
Final Score: Middle Tennessee 82, Arkansas-Little Rock 50
Murfreesboro, TN (Sports Network) - Neiko Hunter scored 15 points to lead the
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to an 82-50 victory over the Arkansas-Little
Rock Trojans in a Sun Belt Conference clash at the Murphy Center.
Shawn Jones scored 12 points off the bench and Marcos Knight hit 2-of-3 from
behind the arc en route to 11 points as the hosts (15-4, 7-1 Sun Belt) won
their fourth straight game. Tweety Knight and Raymond Cintron each delivered
10 points off the bench.
Josh Hagins scored 14 points to lead the Trojans (11-9, 5-4) while Kemy Osse
scored 11 off the bench. UALR made just three 3-pointers as a team on 11
UALR led 10-8 at the 14:14 mark of the opening period but was outscored 28-7
the rest of the way as the home team led 36-17 at halftime. The Trojans shot
just 30.4 percent from the floor and turned the ball over 12 times in the
Middle Tennessee refused to let up and never led by less than 17 points in the
second half. It shot 65.2 percent from the floor in the period.
The Blue Raiders shot an impressive 9-of-14 from behind the arc and outscored
the Trojans in the paint, 28-20.
01/17 23:10:52 ET
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