Tenn-Martin beats Middle Tennessee 72-65

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP)—Lester Hudson scored a game-high 28 points to lead Tennessee-Martin in a 72-65 win over Middle Tennessee on Monday night.

Hudson hit 10 of 15 shots from the field and was 3-for-6 from beyond the arc. Delrico Lane dished out a game-high six assists.

The Skyhawks (3-5) shot 52.1 percent from the field (25 of 48) for the game, in which they held off a second-half comeback attempt by the Blue Raiders (4-4) after leading by 11 points at halftime.

Desmond Yates led the Blue Raiders with 21 points. Kevin Kanaskie added 16 points and sank 5 of 5 free throws, but was 1 of 10 on 3-pointers in the loss. Demetrius Green chipped in with 11 points.

The Blue Raiders shot 42.9 percent in the game (24 of 56).

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Lester Hudson Lester Hudson
10-15,  28 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Middle Tenn. St.
Desmond Yates Desmond Yates
9-14,  21 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists

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