Recap: Middle Tennessee vs. Troy
Murfreesboro, TN (Sports Network) - Raymond Cintron scored a game-high 20 points as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders cruised by the Troy Trojans, 93-41, in Sun Belt Conference action at the Murphy Center.
Cintron came off the bench and made good on 6-of-8 from beyond the arc for the Blue Raiders (22-4, 14-1 Sun Belt) in the victory. JT Sulton added 11 points and was a perfect 7-of-7 from the foul line. Shawn Jones, Marcos Knight and James Gallman contributed 10 points apiece as Middle Tennessee won its 11th games in a row.
For the Trojans (10-15, 5-9), Emil Jones tallied a team-high 16 points, but was the only player in double-figures as Troy lost for the second consecutive game.
Middle Tennessee made 56.5 percent from the floor including 5-of-10 beyond the arc, while holding the visitors to a mere 6-of-21 from the floor, en route to a 44-18 advantage at the break.
Troy continued to struggle shooting, making 9-of-28 from the floor. Middle Tennessee shot 16-of-22 from the floor en route to the 52-point victory.
Middle Tennessee dominated the boards, 37-16, and dominated Troy's bench, 55-12, on the night.Game Notes