Scores

Final

W Kentucky 71

(21-5, 13-1 Sun Belt)

Middle Tennessee 66

(12-13, 9-6 Sun Belt)

    4:00 PM ET, February 16, 2008

    Murphy Athletic Center, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    WKU 34 3771
    MTU 38 2866

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: T. Brazelton 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Middle Tennessee: D. Green 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    W. Kentucky 71, Middle Tennessee 66

    Associated Press

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Tyrone Brazelton's 20 points helped Western Kentucky to a 71-66 victory over Middle Tennessee.

    Middle Tennessee (12-13, 9-5) led 38-34 at the end of the first half on Saturday in a game that saw the score tied 11 times and the lead change 10 times.

    The Blue Raiders had 47 percent shooting to Western Kentucky's 41 percent, but Middle Tennessee suffered from 22 turnovers, which Western Kentucky (21-5, 13-1) turned into 26 points.

    Western Kentucky took the lead for good at 12:04 in the second half, although Middle Tennessee came within 1 point of tying at 27 seconds to go.

    Also helping Western Kentucky were Courtney Lee with 18 points and Jeremy Evans with 11.

    Demetrius Green led Middle Tennessee with 22 points, Desmond Yates added 17 and Nigel Johnson added 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    MTU
    Points 71 66
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 17-36 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 29-38 (.763)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 6

    2007-08 Season

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