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

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Middle Tenn State vs. Savannah State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Middle Tenn State 58
(2-0, 1-0 away)
Savannah State 55
(1-1, 1-1 home)
Venue: Tiger Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, November 13, 2012
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Middle Tenn State 23 35 58
Savannah State 29 26 55
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Middle Tenn State M Knight 21 B Massey Jr 7 K Hammonds II 4
Savannah State R Hassan 16 R Hassan 6 P Blackman 4

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Middle Tennessee State took on Savannah State and slipped by the Tigers 58-55. The Blue Raiders were led by Marcos Knight, who put up a career-high 21 points and seven rebounds. Bruce Massey Jr had seven points and added seven rebounds. For the Tigers, Rashad Hassan got a team-high 16 points and six rebounds. Middle Tennessee State (2-0, 0-0 Sun Belt) takes on 10th-ranked Florida (1-0, 0-0 SEC) on Sunday, Nov. 18 on the road.

Middle Tennessee State Game Notes

  • Middle Tennessee State started 2-0 during the 2011, 2008, 2001, 1999, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • Marcos Knight accounted for 36.2 percent of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more points (39) than the starters (19).
  • Marcos Knight had career highs with 21 points and 10 free throws made.
  • Bruce Massey Jr had a career high with five offensive rebounds.

Savannah State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Rashad Hassan and Deven Williams) accounted for 47.2 percent of the points.
  • Rashad Hassan set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
MTSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarcos Knight302170203
BBruce Massey Jr25773022
BJT Sulton26551100
C+Shawn Jones19461013
C+Torin Walker6610001
CK. Hammonds II26054202
CNeiko Hunter12600202
CJ. Gallman Jr12201201
CTrantell Knight15320303
D+Jason Jones Jr16201011
FRaymond Cintron13200003
SSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Rashad Hassan331660002
BDeven Williams161020000
BP. Blackman32924403
BStephen Wilson23932102
CCedric Smith26731001
CJyles Smith21061132
CArnold Louis18260104
D+Khiry White14011303
-Patrick Hendley7200103
-Robert Burger5000101
-C. Spears5000000

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