Sun Belt Tournament - Louisiana-Lafayette vs Middle Tennessee Recap - Middle Tennessee Wins 81-66

Sun Belt Tournament - Louisiana-Lafayette vs Middle Tennessee Recap - Middle Tennessee Wins 81-66

Bruce Massey scored 15 points leading Middle Tennessee to an 81-66 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette at Summit Arena on Saturday.

The match was decisive in favor of Middle Tennessee, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.

Middle Tennessee got 12 points from Raymond Cintron and another 11 points from James Gallman. Marcos Knight contributed 3 assists, while James Gallman cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette got 17 points from Alan-Michael Thompson in a losing cause and another 15 points from Elfrid Payton. Elfrid Payton contributed 6 assists for them, while Shawn Long had 7 rebounds.

Middle Tennessee led at halftime, 39-33.

Middle Tennessee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-27.