Middle Tenn State vs. Troy: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Middle Tenn State vs. Troy: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Middle Tenn State 66
(26-4, 11-4 away)
Troy 56
(11-19, 9-7 home)
Venue: Trojan Arena
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, February 28, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Middle Tenn State 29 37 66
Troy 24 32 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Middle Tenn State M Knight 20 M Knight 8 B Massey Jr 8
Troy R Chambers 17 R Chambers 8 A Myers 4

Middle Tennessee State squared off with Troy on Thursday, Feb. 28 and got a road win against the Trojans 66-56 in conference action. With a record of 2-0, the Blue Raiders stay unbeaten against Troy this season. The Blue Raiders got the win with nine points and eight assists from Bruce Massey Jr. Marcos Knight had a game-high 20 points and added eight rebounds. For the Trojans, Ray Chambers got a team-high 17 points and eight rebounds. The win streak for the Blue Raiders now stands at 15 games. Middle Tennessee State (26-4, 18-1 Sun Belt) gets Western Kentucky (15-14, 9-9 Sun Belt) on the road on Saturday, Mar. 2.

Middle Tennessee State Game Notes

  • The win over Troy extended the Middle Tennessee State winning streak to 15 games.
  • Middle Tennessee State has won every game this season (7-0) when its field goal percentage has been 52.0 percent or better.
  • Middle Tennessee State has won every game this season (10-0) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • The Blue Raiders have won 93 percent of the time this season (14-1) after recording 26 or more field goals made.
  • MTSU has won every game this season (15-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • MTSU has won every game this season (9-0) after holding an opponent to under 37.0 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Middle Tennessee State has won 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Bruce Massey Jr has five rebounds or more.
  • The Blue Raiders have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 15 games.
  • Bruce Massey Jr recorded a team season high in assists with eight.
  • Marcos Knight accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Marcos Knight has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 15 times in 30 games this season.
  • Bruce Massey Jr had a career high with eight assists.
  • Raymond Cintron had a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Marcos Knight's career.
  • Marcos Knight has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Marcos Knight had a career high with nine field goals made.

Troy Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Trojans losing streak to four games.
  • Ray Chambers accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Ray Chambers has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding 11 times in 30 games this season.
MTSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABruce Massey Jr32958200
AMarcos Knight242081101
AJT Sulton181050011
BTrantell Knight12252002
B-Shawn Jones19650033
B-Jason Jones Jr12421000
C+J. Gallman Jr22712001
CRaymond Cintron25620112
DNeiko Hunter23200101
DK. Hammonds II13010000
TROY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARay Chambers291781001
BAntoine Myers261054203
B-Hunter Williams33643001
C+Deonata Jethroe21541001
C+Tevin Calhoun311120001
CEmil Jones30241321
C-Jeff Mullahey19310000
D+Josh Warren11210001

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