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Osaghae, Andrews lead FIU past Middle Tennessee 83-69

Jan. 18, 2020 9:17 PM EST

UNIVERSITY PARK, Fla. (AP) — Osasumwen Osaghae and Devon Andrews scored 18 points apiece and Florida International breezed to an 83-69 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday. Osaghae sank 7 of 12 shots from the floor for the Panthers (13-6, 4-2 Conference USA) and he added 11 rebounds and blocked four...

Western Kentucky beats Middle Tennessee 69-53

Jan. 11, 2020 8:36 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 18 points and six rebounds as Western Kentucky topped Middle Tennessee 69-53 on Saturday. Josh Anderson had 15 points and six rebounds for Western Kentucky (10-6, 3-1 Conference USA). Carson Williams added 14 points and eight rebounds. Jeremiah Gambrell...

Bennett leads Marshall over Middle Tennessee 79-75

Jan. 9, 2020 9:36 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Iran Bennett tallied 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Marshall to a 79-75 win over Middle Tennessee on Thursday night. Jarrod West had 16 points for Marshall (8-8, 2-1 Conference USA). Taevion Kinsey added 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Darius George had 11 points...

Young, Vasic lead Charlotte past Middle Tennessee 68-62

Jan. 4, 2020 6:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jahmir Young had 15 points to lead five Charlotte players in double figures as the 49ers got past Middle Tennessee 68-62 on Saturday. Luka Vasic added 14 points for the 49ers. Amidou Bamba chipped in 11, Cooper Robb scored 10 and Malik Martin had 10. Robb also had six rebounds for...

St. Bonaventure rallies to sneak past Middle. Tenn. 66-65

Dec. 21, 2019 8:31 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Osun Osunniyi had 15 points to lead five Saint Bonaventure players in double figures as the Bonnies stretched their win streak to seven games, narrowly defeating Middle Tennessee 66-65 on Saturday. The victory gave coach Mark Schmidt his 300th career win. Osunniyi also grabbed...

Mississippi guard Devontae Shuler (2) is defended by Middle Tennessee guard Antonio Green (55) during an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss. on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)

Tyree leads Rebels past Middle Tennessee 82-64

Dec. 14, 2019 6:13 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A month ago, Breein Tyree’s play in Ole Miss’s season-opener was sluggish and scattered. Despite being a first-team SEC selection last year, Tyree scored only six points against Arkansas State, was 1 for 7 from behind the arc, and played only 25 minutes. “It...

Williams, Eaves lead Murray St past Middle Tennessee 90-54

Dec. 7, 2019 10:34 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — KJ Williams came off the bench and matched his career high with 23 points and Jaiveon Eaves scored a career-best 22 to power Murray State to a 90-54 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday. Williams sank 9 of 11 shots from the floor, including his only 3-point attempt, and made 4 of 5...

Muszynski powers Belmont past Middle Tennessee, 71-59

Nov. 30, 2019 10:47 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Muszynski scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Belmont staged a second-half comeback to hand Middle Tennessee a fifth straight loss and its first at home, 71-59 on Saturday night. The Blue Raiders trailed by nine at the half but erased the deficit in the first four...

Dartis scores 32 to carry Ohio past Middle Tennessee 75-63

Nov. 24, 2019 10:07 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Dartis made eight 3-pointers and finished with 32 points and Ohio beat Middle Tennessee 75-63 in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Sunday night. Dartis, as 6-foot-3 senior, was 9-of-18 shooting. He has five career games with at least seven made 3s including a career-high 10 in a...

Thompson scores 25, Tulane beats MTSU 86-74

Nov. 22, 2019 2:09 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Christion Thompson scored 25 points and Tulane held on to beat Middle Tennessee 86-74 on Friday in a Myrtle Beach Invitational consolation game. Teshaun Hightower added 20 points and K.J. Lawson finished with 18 for the Green Wave (4-1). The difference came at the free-throw line, where...