Txsananto 23 35 58
Midtennst 37 43 80
Date of game: 1/18/2014

Recap: Middle Tennessee vs. TX-San Antonio

Murfreesboro, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kerry Hammonds II netted a game-high 19 points on 6-of-9 shooting as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders ran to an 80-58 win over the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners in Conference USA action at Murphy Athletic Center.

Marcus Tarrance came off the bench to score 16 points, while Reggie Upshaw Jr. contributed 12 points and five rebounds for Middle Tennessee (12-6, 2-1 C- USA). The Blue Raiders have won four of their last five contests.

Devon Agusi paced UTSA (6-11, 2-2) with 18 points, connecting on 10-of-11 from the free-throw line. Kaj-Bjorn Sherman netted 12 points with five rebounds, and Jordan Sims chipped in 11 points. The Roadrunners have lost two games in a row.

The Blue Raiders hit 44.8 percent of their shots in the first half, and took a commanding 37-23 lead into the half. UTSA shot just 30.4 percent in the first frame.

Middle Tennessee built on its impressive first half with an even better shooting performance in the second. The Blue Raiders connected on 50 percent of their shots from the floor, including 11-of-16 from the free-throw line in the period. The Roadrunners improved as well, but only to 36 percent shooting from the field.

Middle Tennessee had the edge in rebounding, 41-29, and in second chance points, 23-5.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.