Middle Tennessee Defeats Texas Southern 79-52 - Recap

Middle Tennessee Defeats Texas Southern 79-52 - Recap

Middle Tennessee cruised to victory on Saturday, running Texas Southern out of the gym and running up a 79-52 score at Murphy Center.

Shawn Jones had 21 points for Middle Tennessee and Marcos Knight chipped in with 14 points. Trantell Knight had 5 assists for them, while Shawn Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Texas Southern got 14 points from Lawrence Johnson-Danner in a losing cause and another 10 points from Kyrie Sutton. Raymond Penn contributed 6 assists for them, while Kyrie Sutton had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Middle Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 41-20 at the break.

Middle Tennessee had a 46-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.