NCAA Basketball

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (22-5)


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@ SouMis
W 72-62
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@ LaTech
W 87-70
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vs. UAB
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST
vs. WestKy
5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET1:00 PM GMT9:00 PM 北京时间6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST
vs. Marsh
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST

C-USA leader Middle Tennessee holds off Southern Miss, 72-62

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Nick King scored his ninth double-double of the season and Middle Tennessee put the defensive clamps on Southern Mississippi late to earn a 72-62 victory in a Conference USA battle on Thursday night.

The victory keeps Middle Tennessee (21-5, 13-1) alone atop the C-USA standings, a game ahead of Old Dominion (20-2, 11-2).

King scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds while the Blue Raiders held Southern Miss scoreless over the final 7:15 of the game.

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Leaders
Points: N. King21.4
Rebounds: N. King8.4
Assists: T. Dixon3.3
FG%: N. King49.4%
FT%: N. King76.3%
3P%: G. Potts38.1%
Steals: G. Potts1.5
Blocks: B. Walters0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia24-2
2 Michigan State26-3
3 Villanova24-3
4 Xavier24-4
5 Cincinnati23-3
6 Purdue23-5
7 Texas Tech22-5
8 Ohio State22-6
9 Gonzaga25-4
10 Auburn23-4
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Michigan State26-3
2 Villanova24-3
3 Virginia24-2
4 Xavier24-4
5 Cincinnati23-3
6 Texas Tech22-5
7 Purdue23-5
8 Gonzaga25-4
9 Ohio State22-6
10 Duke21-5
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 14-1 22-5
Old Dominion 12-2 21-5
Western Kentucky 12-2 20-7
Marshall 10-4 19-8
UTSA 8-6 15-12
UAB 8-7 17-11
North Texas 7-7 14-13
Louisiana Tech 7-8 16-12
Southern Miss 6-9 13-15
Florida Atlantic 5-9 11-15
FIU 5-9 11-16
UTEP 3-11 8-18
Rice 2-12 5-22
Charlotte 1-13 5-20
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.0 (142)
Rebounds: 11.0 (116)
Assists: 14.0 (157)
FG%: 46.3% (94)
FT%: 75.5% (48)
3P%: 36.2% (122)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 65.7 (31)
Rebounds: 25.5 (161)
Assists: 11.6 (54)
FG%: 42.7% (111)
FT%: 71.0% (183)
3P%: 31.5% (27)
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