SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) -- JT Sulton had to get an IV early in the second half. His Middle Tennessee teammate, Raymond Cintron, was plagued by foul trouble.
Midway through the second half, however, the duo keyed a 13-1 run to spur Middle Tennessee to a 68-56 win over Mississippi Wednesday night.
The game was played at the DeSoto Civic Center, five miles south of Memphis.
"It was great to get JT back," said Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis Jr., a Starkville, Miss., native who coached Wednesday in front of some 75 family and friends who made the trip to Southaven from all over north Mississippi. "It was almost like JT came back with fresh legs. He really did. He had a lot of pop to him. Cintron got going. He's a really good shooter. We kind of stayed with a couple of sets we were running. I just thought we were patient."
With the game tied at 43-43 with 9:42 left, Sulton's dunk after Ole Miss committed a turnover on the other end of the floor gave the ...