Middle Tennessee routes Louisiana-Monroe 94-61
Jason Jones scored 16 points and grabbed four rebounds in only
17 minutes and Middle Tennessee won its fourth straight game,
beating Louisiana-Monroe 94-61 Thursday night.
J.T. Sulton had 13 and Shawn Jones 10 as nine of 14 Middle
Tennessee players scored over six points.
Middle Tennessee (25-4, 14-1 Sun Belt Conference) scored the
game’s first eight points and led 15-5 after a Sulton dunk with
15:05 left in the first half. Shawn Jones’s layup with 32 seconds
left in the period gave the Blue Raiders a 46-22 lead.
The Blue Raiders shot 57.9 percent (33 of 57) from the field,
including 10 of 19 from deep, and hit 14 of 20 free throws.
Louisiana-Monroe shot 45.2 percent (19 of 42) from the field but
committed 17 turnovers.
Middle Tennessee dished out 30 team assists, compared to just 14
for the Warhawks (2-26, 1-14).
Fred Brown led Louisiana-Monroe with 13.