NCAA Basketball

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (21-5)


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vs. NorTx
W 79-73
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@ SouMis
W 72-62
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@ LaTech
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. 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

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. King21.3
Rebounds: N. King8.3
Assists: T. Dixon3.4
FG%: N. King49.0%
FT%: N. King76.2%
3P%: G. Potts38.8%
Steals: G. Potts1.5
Blocks: B. Walters0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia24-2
2 Michigan State25-3
3 Villanova23-3
4 Xavier24-3
5 Cincinnati23-3
6 Purdue23-5
7 Texas Tech22-4
8 Ohio State22-6
9 Gonzaga24-4
10 Auburn23-3
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Michigan State25-3
2 Villanova23-3
3 Virginia24-2
4 Xavier24-3
5 Cincinnati23-3
6 Texas Tech22-4
7 Purdue23-5
8 Gonzaga24-4
9 Ohio State22-6
10 Duke21-5
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 13-1 21-5
Old Dominion 11-2 20-5
Western Kentucky 11-2 19-7
Marshall 9-4 18-8
UTSA 7-6 14-12
North Texas 7-6 14-12
Louisiana Tech 7-7 16-11
UAB 7-7 16-11
Southern Miss 6-8 13-14
FIU 5-8 11-15
Florida Atlantic 4-9 10-15
UTEP 3-10 8-17
Rice 2-11 5-21
Charlotte 1-12 5-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.5 (168)
Rebounds: 10.8 (127)
Assists: 14.2 (148)
FG%: 46.3% (98)
FT%: 74.6% (66)
3P%: 35.5% (154)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 65.6 (29)
Rebounds: 25.5 (161)
Assists: 11.6 (54)
FG%: 42.8% (117)
FT%: 71.2% (188)
3P%: 30.9% (17)
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