Midtennst 38 42 80
Murrayst 24 38 62
Date of game: 11/26/2013

Recap: Murray State vs. Middle Tennessee

Murray, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Neiko Hunter and Eric Wortham each finished with 17 points to lead the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders over the Murray State Racers, 80-62, in non-conference action at the CFSB Center.

Jacquez Rozier posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Raiders (5-1), while Shawn Jones also scored 12 points and Tweety Knight added 11 points and six assists.

For the Racers (2-4), Dexter Fields led the way with 12 points, while Cameron Payne and Tyler Rambo each finished with 11 points, followed by Jarvis Williams who chipped in with 10 points and nine rebounds.

The Blue Raiders were hot from the field to start the game, connecting on 54.8 percent of their field goal tries in the first half, and an 11-0 run to end the half gave them a 38-24 lead at the break. The Racers hit on only 40 percent from the field in the opening period.

After intermission, Middle Tennessee continued to shoot the ball well, hitting on 53.6 percent from the field. Murray State improved to 45.8 percent shooting but it wasn't enough to force a comeback. The Racers got no closer than eight in the second half, as the Blue Raiders eventually pushed their lead to as many as 25 on their way to the easy victory.

The Blue Raiders finished with a 34-26 scoring advantage in the paint and outrebounded the Racer 44-27.

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