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NCAA Game Summary - South Alabama at Middle Tennessee



(Saturday, November 30)

Final Score: Middle Tennessee 65, South Alabama 55

Murfreesboro, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Neiko Hunter and Kerry Hammonds scored 14 points apiece, as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders rallied for a 65-55 win over former Sun Belt Conference rival South Alabama at the Murphy Center.

Hunter and Hammonds combined for 15 rebounds, while teammate Tweety Knight tallied 12 points and seven boards in the win. Jacquez Rozier added 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting off the bench to help the Blue Raiders (6-1) improve to 5-0 at home.

The Jaguars (4-3) came up short in their bid for a third straight win, despite a game-high 15 points and nine rebounds from Augustine Rubit. Reserve Aakim Saintil chipped in with 14 points, while Mychal Ammons scored seven and pulled down 10 boards.

USA led by as many as 11 in the first half and took a 34-26 lead into the break after holding Middle Tennessee to 34.5-percent shooting from the floor in the opening frame.

However, the Jaguars went ice-cold in the second stanza and made only 4-of-32 shots (.125) over the final 20 minutes. The Blue Raiders made their move with a 13-0 second-half run as they held USA without a field goal over the final nine minutes.

MT, which is playing in its first season as a member of Conference USA after winning last year's Sun Belt title, further helped its cause by sinking 23- of-29 free throws (.793) for the game.

11/30 17:10:22 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 2
DUR 9
 
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
CHI
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
7:05pm Tuesday
PHI 0
ATL 0
7:05pm Tuesday
NYY 0
CHC 0
7:05pm Tuesday
BAL 0
TAM 0
7:08pm Tuesday
DET 0
CLE 0
Final
CIN 7
PIT 5
Final
MIA 11
WAS 2
Final
TEX 5
SEA 0
Final
CWS 2
BOS 1
Final
HOU 2
KAN 4
Final
MIL 1
STL 6
Final
MIN 3
TOR 9
Final
ARI 0
NYM 9
Final
ANA 9
OAK 10
Final
SDP 2
COL 3
Final
SFG 3
LOS 2
12:35pm Today
CIN
PIT
12:35pm Today
BAL
TAM
 
1:05pm Today
NYY
CHC
 
1:10pm Today
MIL
STL
 
3:40pm Today
ARI
NYM
 
7:05pm Tonight
PHI
ATL
 
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
CHC
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CLE
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
WAS
 
8:05pm Tonight
TEX
SEA
 
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CWS
BOS
 
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HOU
KAN
 
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MIN
TOR
 
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OAK
 
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COL
 
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Final
BRK 98
NYK 109
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LAC 117
DEN 105
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CHI
 
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ORL
IND
 
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MIL
ATL
 
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CLE
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DAL
 
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OKC
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NOP
HOU
 
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SAN
LAL
 
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MIA
PHI
 
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NYK
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UTA
 
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WAS
 
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SAC
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TAM
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PIT
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ANA
DAL
Final
CHR 2
DUR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR