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Middle Tennessee defeats North Texas 72-64
Thursday, Jan 24, 2013

DENTON, Texas (AP)—Marcos Knight had 15 points and five assists and Middle Tennessee won its sixth straight game, defeating North Texas 72-64 Thursday night.

James Gallman added 13 points, JT Sulton had 11 and Neiko Hunter 10 for the Blue Raiders (17-4, 9-1 Sun Belt), who have won 10 of their last 11 games overall and are undefeated in 12 home games this season.

Jordan Williams led North Texas (8-13, 3-7) with 20 points. Roger Franklin added 14, Niko Stojiljkovic 12 and Tony Mitchell 10.

Middle Tennessee led 28-23 at halftime and stretched that advantage to as many as 15 points when Gallman hit a 3-pointer with 11:07 remaining.

The Blue Raiders shot 62 percent from the field in the second half, and 54 percent for the game.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Middle Tenn. St.
Marcos Knight Marcos Knight
5-10,  15 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists
 North Texas
Niko Stojiljkovic Niko Stojiljkovic
5-9,  12 Pts
9 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists