Found January 07, 2012 on
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Four Blue Raiders scored double figures, paced by Raymond Cintron’s 17, as the Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to seven games with a 65-53 victory over Louisiana on Saturday evening at Murphy Center. MT halted the Ragin’ Cajuns 12-game regular season winning streak in Sun Belt action while making it five straight wins over Louisiana.

Middle Tennessee 65, Louisiana-Lafayette 53

Raymond Cintron came off the bench to score 17 points and Middle Tennessee used a huge advantage at the free throw line to defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 65-53 Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference game. Middle Tennessee (15-2, 4-0) had better balanced scoring than the Ragin' Cajuns (8-9, 2-1). Marcos Knight scored 16 points and the guard also took nine rebounds. LaRon Dendy and...

Battle between Sun Belt division leaders set as Blue Raiders host Louisiana

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - It will be a battle of the Sun Belt's division leaders when the Middle Tennessee men's basketball team welcomes Lousiana's Ragin' Cajuns to Murphy Center Saturday. The Blue Raiders, sitting atop the East Division at 3-0, will put their six-game winning streak on the line against the Cajuns, who are tied with UALR for the West Division lead at...

Middle Tennessee 63, Troy 53

Shawn Jones scored 12 points and Raymond Cintron added 11, both off the bench, as Middle Tennessee defeated Troy 63-53 on Thursday night for the Blue Raiders' sixth straight win. Jones scored all of his points in the first half as Middle Tennessee (14-2, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference) led by as many as 10 and 36-27 at the break. The Trojans (5-9, 0-3) rallied to get to 46-42 with...

Winning streak continues as Blue Raiders top Troy

TROY, Ala. - The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to six games with a 63-53 victory over Troy in the Blue Raiders’ first Sun Belt road test on Thursday night at Sartain Hall. Sophomore forward Shawn Jones led the way with 12 points, all coming in the first half, while junior guard Raymond Cintron added 11 points as MT improved to 14-2 and 3-0...
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