Muhammed powers Louisiana Tech past Middle Tennessee 80-73
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Mubarak Muhammed had a career-high 22 points plus 17 rebounds and Louisiana Tech defeated Middle Tennessee 80-73 on Thursday night.
Muhammed made 9 of 10 shots from the floor for the Bulldogs (14-5, 5-2 Conference USA) in picking up his fifth double-double of the season. Derric Jean had 15 points, while DaQuan Bracey scored 14 with five assists. Kalob Ledoux had 13 points off the bench.
Louisiana Tech shot 59% from the floor, including 54% from 3-point range (7 of 13). Middle Tennessee shot 38% overall and just 24% from distance (7 of 29).