Recap - Middle Tennessee Defeats Troy 66-56
|Recap - Middle Tennessee Defeats Troy 66-56|
Middle Tennessee got 20 points from Marcos Knight as they ran past Troy 66-56 on Thursday at Trojan Arena.
Middle Tennessee earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11.5-point spread.
JT Sulton had 10 points for Middle Tennessee and Bruce Massey chipped in with 9 points. Bruce Massey had 8 assists for them, while Marcos Knight was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Troy got 17 points from Ray Chambers in a losing cause and another 11 points from Tevin Calhoun. Antoine Myers contributed 4 assists for them, while Ray Chambers had 8 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee led at halftime, 29-24.
The rebound battle favored Middle Tennessee as they grabbed 36 boards, while Troy only had 33.