Recap: Middle Tennessee vs. Arkansas State
Murfreesboro, TN (Sports Network) - Neiko Hunter scored 17 points off the bench to help lead the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to a 73-60 win over the Arkansas State Red Wolves in Sun Belt Conference action at the Murphy Center.
Marcos Knight added a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds for Middle Tennessee (21-4, 13-1 Sun Belt), which extended its season-long winning streak to 10 games.
For Arkansas State (14-9, 8-6), Cameron Golden netted 15 points and Marcus Hooten chipped in 10 points. The Red Wolves had been winners of three in a row prior to the setback.
Middle Tennessee outshot Arkansas State from the field in the first half, 56 percent to 30.4 percent, as it took a 34-21 lead into intermission.
The Blue Raiders opened the second half on a 22-4 run to extend their lead to as many as 31. The Red Wolves chipped away at the deficit down the stretch, but Middle Tennessee's advantage was never in doubt.
Middle Tennessee outscored Arkansas State in the paint, 44-20.Game Notes