UAB 64
Midtennst 43 41 84
Date of game: 12/5/2012

Recap: Middle Tennessee vs. UAB

Murfreesboro, TN (Sports Network) - Raymond Cintron led four Blue Raiders in double-figures, scoring 13 points, as he helped guide Middle Tennessee to an 84-64 win over the UAB Blazers at the Murphy Center.

Cintron made good on 3-of-8 shots behind the three-point line for the Blue Raiders (6-2). Shawn Jones scored 12 points, while Jason Jones and Marcos Knight added 10 points apiece in the victory.

For the Blazers (4-5), Jordan Swing had 13 points. Fahro Alihodzic and Preston Purifoy contributed 10 points each in the setback.

Middle Tennessee shot 15-of-30 from the floor while holding the visitors to a mere 9-of-27 field goals in the first half, recording a 43-29 lead for the Blue Raiders at the halfway mark.

The Blue Raiders connected on 52.0 percent from the floor in the second half, as well as 14-of-19 at the charity stripe, in order to pull away for the 20- point win.

The Blue Raiders shot an impressive 50.9 percent on the night, while holding the Blazers to a meager 19-of-51 shots from the floor. UAB also hurt itself with 20 turnovers and just 20-of-33 shooting at the free-throw line.

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