Middle Tenn State 66
(14-4, 6-4 away)
(3-10, 2-4 home)
Venue: Fant-Ewing Coliseum
5:20PM ET / 2:20PM PT, January 12, 2013
|Middle Tenn State
|Middle Tenn State
||M Knight 12
||S Jones 6
||B Massey Jr 2
||A Olatayo 14
||J James 6
||J James 4
Louisiana-Monroe lost in front of the home crowd against Middle Tennessee State 66-57 in conference play on Saturday, January 12th. The Warhawks got a season-high 24 points and four rebounds from Amos Olatayo. Jayon James scored 10 points and added five assists. Marcos Knight finished with a team-high 17 points and nine rebounds (5 Ast 3 Stl) for the Blue Raiders. The next game will be on Thursday, January 17th when Louisiana-Monroe (3-10, 2-3 Sun Belt) heads to South Alabama (7-6, 3-2 Sun Belt).
Louisiana-Monroe Game Notes
- This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:12 left to go.
- ULM beat the spread by 6.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Warhawks have beaten the spread.
- Louisiana-Monroe has lost 100% of the time this season (0-7) after recording 57 or fewer total points.
- The Warhawks have lost 86% of the time this season (1-6) after having a field goal percentage of 40.0% or worse.
- Louisiana-Monroe has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after committing 13 or more turnovers.
- When the opposition records 66 or more total points this season, Louisiana-Monroe has lost 88% of the time (1-7).
- When the opposition records 7 or more blocks this season, Louisiana-Monroe has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
- When the opposition records 22 or more field goals made this season, Louisiana-Monroe has lost 75% of the time (3-9).
- This is the 6th game at home this season--ULM has a -7.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
- Amos Olatayo recorded a team season high in blocks with 2.
- Amos Olatayo accounted for 42.1% of the team's points.
- The top two rebounders (Millaun Brown and R.J. McCray) accounted for 40.9% of the rebounds.
- Amos Olatayo has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 13 games this season.
- Millaun Brown has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 13 games this season.
- This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Amos Olatayo's career.
- Amos Olatayo has 4 straight double-digit point games.
Middle Tennessee State Game Notes
- Middle Tennessee State won, but did not cover the spread.
- The top two scorers (Marcos Knight and Bruce Massey Jr) accounted for 43.9% of the points.
- The top two rebounders (JT Sulton and Marcos Knight) accounted for 47.5% of the rebounds.
- Marcos Knight has led the team in scoring 8 times in 18 games this season.
- JT Sulton has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 18 games this season.
- Bruce Massey Jr has 3 straight double-digit point games.
- JT Sulton recorded the 6th double-digit rebound game of his career.
|C+||Bruce Massey Jr||30||12||1||3||1||1||5|
|C||K. Hammonds II||30||4||5||0||0||0||0|
|-||Jason Jones Jr||5||0||2||0||0||0||1|