Middle Tenn State vs. North Texas: Recap and Stats

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Middle Tenn State vs. North Texas: Recap and Stats
Middle Tenn State 72
(17-4, 7-4 away)
North Texas 64
(8-13, 6-6 home)
Venue: UNT Coliseum
8:20PM ET / 5:20PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Middle Tenn State 28 44 72
North Texas 23 41 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Middle Tenn State M Knight 12 S Jones 6 B Massey Jr 3
North Texas T Mitchell 14 T Mitchell 8 C Jones 5

On Thursday, January 24th, Middle Tennessee State got a victory on the road against North Texas 72-64 in conference action. The Blue Raiders remain undefeated against North Texas this season at 2-0. Marcos Knight had an impressive game for the Blue Raiders and put up a team-high 15 points plus five assists (4 Reb 3 Stl). James Gallman Jr scored 13 points. Niko Stojilkovic got 12 points and nine rebounds for the Mean Green. Middle Tennessee State (17-4, 9-1 Sun Belt) takes on Western Kentucky (11-10, 5-5 Sun Belt) on Saturday, January 26th at home.

Middle Tennessee State Game Notes

  • The last time MTSU started the season 17-4 was 1997.
  • The win over North Texas extended the Middle Tennessee State winning streak to 6 games.
  • The Blue Raiders have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 29 or more field goals made.
  • Middle Tennessee State has won 91% of the time this season (10-1) after committing 13 or fewer turnovers.
  • Middle Tennessee State has won 90% of the time this season (9-1) when its three-point percentage has been 38.5% or better.
  • MTSU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 7 or fewer assists.
  • MTSU has won 83% of the time this season (10-2) after holding an opponent to under 29.4% three-point percentage.
  • This season Middle Tennessee State has won 86% of the time (12-2) when Marcos Knight has 5 field goals made or more and 85% of the time (11-2) when Shawn Jones has 5 rebounds or more.
  • MTSU set a season low for rebounds.
  • The Blue Raiders have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 6 games.
  • Marcos Knight has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 21 games this season.
  • Shawn Jones has led the team in rebounding in 8 out of 21 games this season.

North Texas Game Notes

  • Jordan Williams accounted for 31.2% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Niko Stojilkovic and Tony Mitchell) accounted for 46.8% of the rebounds.
  • Jordan Williams has led the team in scoring 5 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Jordan Williams's career.
  • Roger Franklin has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Roger Franklin.
MTSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarcos Knight291545311
BJ. Gallman Jr201310000
BJT Sulton231140001
BTrantell Knight15204100
B-Raymond Cintron8610112
C+Neiko Hunter171040005
C+Bruce Massey Jr25613212
C+K. Hammonds II23541202
CShawn Jones28250100
-Jason Jones Jr10200000
UNT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AN. Stojilkovic341292102
AJordan Williams382040202
BRoger Franklin311431112
BP.J. Hardwick40724101
C+Tony Mitchell391060047
-Keith Coleman6000100
-C. Overlander8010000
-Justin Patton4110004

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