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Recap - Middle Tennessee Defeats Florida Atlantic 62-52

Middle Tennessee got 13 points from Marcos Knight en route to a 62-52 victory over Florida Atlantic on Thursday at Murphy Center.

Middle Tennessee won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 16.5-point spread.

Middle Tennessee got 12 points from Neiko Hunter and another 10 points from Bruce Massey. Marcos Knight contributed 5 assists, while Neiko Hunter cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Florida Atlantic got 23 points from Greg Gantt in a losing cause and another 18 points from Stefan Moody. Pablo Bertone contributed 2 assists for them, while Kelvin Penn had 5 rebounds.

Middle Tennessee led at halftime, 35-24.

The rebound battle favored Middle Tennessee as they grabbed 32 boards, while Florida Atlantic only had 27.