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Middle Tennessee defeats Rice 65-41

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Shawn Jones had 15 points and Middle Tennessee bounced back from its first loss in eleven games to lead wire-to-wire in a 65-41 blowout of Rice on Saturday. Middle Tennessee (22-8, 12-3 Conference USA) opened the game with an 11-3 run, led 33-19 at halftime and extended to 63-38 for their largest lead. Kerry Hammonds II had 14 points and six rebounds,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones leads Blue Raiders’ cause in C-USA

Send to KindleCredit: Middle Tennessee Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee State has crested to the top of Conference USA as the Blue Raiders have sole possession of first place at 1–2 with three games remaining in the regular season. The starting line up that includes four seniors in Neiko Hunter, Tweety Knight, and Kerry Hammonds.  However the catalyst is 6-8, 236-lb...
Via College Chalktalk
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee edges Marshall 56-53

Jaqawn Raymond scored 17 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, to lift Middle Tennessee to a 56-53 win over Marshall on Saturday. Trailing 47-40 in the second half, Middle Tennessee (21-7, 11-2 Conference USA) retook the lead with an 11-2 run capped by a Kerry Hammonds II trey that made it 51-49 with just under 3 minutes to play. Marshall (9-19, 3-10) tied the game twice...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee wins 20th, tops Charlotte, 71-49

Middle Tennessee took a 10-point lead at intermission thanks to back-to-back 3-pointers by Marcus Tarrance and rolled to its 20th win of the season with a 71-49 victory at Charlotte Thursday night. With their eighth straight conference win, the Blue Raiders (20-7, 10-2 C-USA) maintained a share of the Conference USA top spot with four games remaining in the regular season. The win...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis, Middle Tennessee keep pace atop C-USA standings

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Kermit Davis might not like who he had to coach against on Saturday afternoon, but Middle Tennessee's coach sure loved the convincing 81-64 win over visiting Southern Miss. For a few hours anyway, the win put the Blue Raiders (19-7, 9-2) in sole possession of first place in Conference USA. Later Saturday night, Louisiana Tech and UTEP can keep pace atop...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee powers past Southern Miss 81-64

Kerry Hammonds II pumped in a season-high 26 points, including six 3-pointers, to propel Middle Tennessee to an 81-64 win over Southern Miss on Saturday and keep the Blue Raiders atop the Conference USA standings. Middle Tennessee (19-7, 9-2) shot 54 percent from the field, including 11 of 21 from long range, and never trailed in the game. Neiko Hunter contributed 20 points and...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee rolls by Tulane 71-44

Shawn Jones scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots as Middle Tennessee rolled over Tulane 71-44 Thursday night. Kerry Hammonds II had 18 points for Middle Tennessee and Neiko Hunter 13 as the Blue Raiders extended their win streak to six games. Middle Tennessee (18-7, 8-2 Conference USA) used an 11-0 run in the first half to open a 22-13 advantage en route...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee beats Old Dominion 64-48

Shawn Jones had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night to lead Middle Tennessee over Old Dominion 64-48 in the second all-time meeting between the schools. Jones was 9 of 11 from the floor, made both of his free throws and grabbed five of his boards on the offensive glass. Kerry Hammonds II added 14 points for the Blue Raiders (15-7, 5-2 Conference USA) who used a 10-1 run to...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

MTSU guard out with flu

Middle Tennessee State senior guard Kerry Hammonds did not travel with the team for Thursday’s game at Tulsa because of flu. Hammonds’ status for Saturday’s game at North Texas is also uncertain. Blue Raiders (12-6, 2-1 C-USA) coach Kermit Davis said 6-foot-6 junior guard Marcus Tarrance probably will start in Hammonds’ place.
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee routs Texas-San Antonio 80-58

Kerry Hammonds II had 19 points with 5-of-7 3-point shooting to power Middle Tennessee's 80-58 blowout victory Saturday against Texas-San Antonio. The Blue Raiders (12-6, 2-1 Conference USA) opened the second half with a 12-0 run for a 49-23 advantage and pushed their lead to 38 on three separate occasions before the Roadrunners closed the game on a 16-0 run to cut the deficit...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee defeats Grand Canyon 79-56

Shawn Jones scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading Middle Tennessee to a 79-56 victory over Grand Canyon on Monday in the consolation game of the Dr Pepper Classic. The Blue Raiders (9-5) scored the game's first 12 points and were up 42-24 at halftime by turning 10 Grand Canyon turnovers into 19 points and shooting 54.8 percent (17 of 31) in the first 20 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati moves past Middle Tennessee 69-48

Sean Kilpatrick tied his season-high with 23 points as Cincinnati shook off a sluggish first half to roll to a 69-48 win over Middle Tennessee on Saturday. Justin Jackson recorded his third career double-double, all this season, with 16 points and 12 rebounds - tying his career-high - to help Cincinnati (9-2) win its second straight game after losing two in a row. Jackson also had...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs Middle Tennessee State Preview

Cincinnati comes back home after 3 games outside 5/3 Arena to take on Middle Tennessee State tomorrow afternoon. Middle Tennessee State isn't awful or anything, but they also aren't that great. It should be another non-conference game where Cincinnati scores 70-80 points, everyone writes that they gained momentum from the Pittsburgh game and we roll on with our weekends....
Via Bearcats Blog
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee routs Fisk 115-65

Shawn Jones scored 18 points in 18 minutes to lead seven Middle Tennessee players who scored in double digits Monday night in a 115-65 victory over Fisk. Middle Tennessee (7-2) broke the game open with a 26-8 run in the first half and never looked back. The Blue Raiders shot 61.8 percent from the field while holding Fisk to 30.3 percent. Joshua Phillips had 13 points and eight...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee upends South Alabama 65-55

Kerry Hammonds II and Neiko Hunter scored 14 points apiece and put in a solid second-half performance in helping Middle Tennessee overcome an eight-point halftime deficit to get past South Alabama 65-55 on Saturday. Hammonds II and Hunter also teamed up for 15 rebounds while Tweety Knight added 12 points for Middle Tennessee. South Alabama (4-3) led at halftime 34-26, but Middle...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee's 'core guys' come up short

Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis needed his key guys to come up big. Without them, the Blue Raiders had little chance at No. 16 Florida. Tweety Knight, Shawn Jones and Kerry Hammonds combined for 15 points and eight turnovers, a big issue in a 79-59 loss to the Gators. ''You've got to get your core guys to play when you're playing a top team on the road,'...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee eases past UA-Little Rock 76-59

Shawn Jones scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to 76-59 victory over UA-Little Rock Monday night. Kerry Hammonds was the leading scorer with 20 points as Middle Tennessee (4-0) was able to stymie UA-LR (0-3), holding the Trojans to only 14 for 47 from the floor. UA-LR had an early 8-6 lead but the Blue Raiders went on 16-2 run that gave Middle...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee defeats Akron 80-73

Shawn Jones had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to an 80-73 win Saturday over Akron. Middle Tennessee (3-0) extends its home winning streak to 32 games. The Blue Raiders took the lead 44-43 with 15:31 remaining and led the rest of the game. Akron (1-2) kept within 2 to 3 points for most of the second before Kerry Hammonds II hit a 3-pointer to stretch the Blue...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee outlasts Southern U 78-75

Neiko Hunter scored 20 points and Kerry Hammonds II added 19, including two key late free throws as Middle Tennessee held off Southern University for a 78-75 victory Sunday night. The Blue Raiders (1-0) jumped out to an early 14-2 lead, but Southern climbed back to take a four-point advantage at half. The Jaguars (0-2) extended their lead to 45-35 early in the second half, but...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee crushes Louisiana-Lafayette 82-60

Kerry Hammonds scored 27 points, making 10 of 11 shots, to lead Sun Belt Conference front-runner Middle Tennessee over Louisiana-Lafayette 82-60 Saturday night. The junior guard, who was averaging 4.8 points this season, bettered his previous season high by 16 points and fell one short of his career best, set against South Alabama in his freshman year. He made 6 of 7 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee 82, Louisiana-Lafayette 60

Kerry Hammonds scored 27 points, making 10 of 11 shots, to lead Sun Belt Conference front-runner Middle Tennessee over Louisiana-Lafayette 82-60 Saturday night. The junior guard, who was averaging 4.8 points this season, bettered his previous season high by 16 points and fell one short of his career best, set against South Alabama in his freshman year. He made 6 of 7 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee 56, Vanderbilt 52

Tweety Knight scored a go-ahead layup with 1:08 left to lift Middle Tennessee State to a 56-52 victory over Vanderbilt on Friday night. Bruce Massey scored 17 points to lead the Blue Raiders (9-3), who ended the game on a 16-3 run to get their first win against Vanderbilt since 1995. After Knight's layup, Kerry Hammonds plucked a steal from Kedren Johnson and finished with...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Raiders' depth on display vs. Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE Not that the Middle Tennessee basketball team needed more validation as one of the top mid-major teams in the country. But beating Vanderbilt 56-52 here Friday night at Bridgestone Arena for its second win this season and fourth in the last two years over a Southeastern Conference opponent only cemented the notion for the Blue Raiders (9-3), the preseason favorites to...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt chokes, loses to Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tweety Knight scored a go-ahead layup with 1:08 left to lift Middle Tennessee State to a 56-52 victory over Vanderbilt on Friday night. Bruce Massey scored 17 points to lead the Blue Raiders (9-3), who ended the game on a 16-3 run to get their first win against Vanderbilt since 1995. After Knight's layup, Kerry Hammonds plucked a steal from Kedren Johnson...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee 65, Mississippi 62

Kerry Hammonds' baseline jump shot with 40 seconds remaining and late foul shots, and Middle Tennessee State handed Mississippi its first loss of the season with a 65-62 win on Saturday. Marcos Knight's 14 points led the Blue Raiders (7-2). Hammonds' shot broke a 59-59 tie, and MTSU made 4-of-6 free throws to finish off the win. Ole Miss, which had the nation's...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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