Middle Tennessee vs Florida Atlantic Recap - Middle Tennessee Wins 67-63
|Middle Tennessee vs Florida Atlantic Recap - Middle Tennessee Wins 67-63|
Florida Atlantic was burned for 25 points by Shawn Jones on Thursday as Middle Tennessee picked up a 67-63 win at FAU Arena.
Middle Tennessee won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4.5-point spread.
Middle Tennessee got 19 points from Neiko Hunter and another 11 points from Kerry Hammonds II. Kerry Hammonds II contributed 5 assists, while Shawn Jones cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic got 19 points from Marquan Botley in a losing cause and another 17 points from Pablo Bertone. Marquan Botley contributed 5 assists for them, while Justin Raffington had 10 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee led at halftime, 31-29.
Middle Tennessee had a 33-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.