MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Neiko Hunter scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures, and Middle Tennessee took control with a 24-6 run in the first half and cruised to an 82-50 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday night.
Shawn Jones had 12 points for the Blue Raiders (15-4, 7-1), Marcos Knight had 11 and Tweety Knight and Raymond Cintron added 10 each.
Middle Tennessee shot 56% from the field (28 of 50) and 64.3% from 3-point range (9 of 14). The Blue Raiders, who have won 8 of their past nine games, also won the rebound battle 37-25. UALR was 18 of 51 from the field and 3 of 11 from beyond the arc.
Trailing 8-5 early, Middle Tennessee's run gave it a 29-14 advantage culminated by Cintron's 3-pointer with 6:15 remaining. Marcos Knight and Cintron scored eight points each during the streak.
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