Middle Tennessee St. downs Florida Atlantic 73-56
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Ramon Cintron scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures as Middle Tennessee State beat Florida Atlantic 73-56 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday night.
Stephon Moody had 17 points and Greg Gantt 13 for the Owls (11-13, 6-7), who had won four of their past five at home.
Middle Tennessee State shot 55.3 percent from the field (26 of 47) to Florida Atlantic's 40.8 (20 of 49).
From a 45-41 advantage with 12:10 left in the game, the Blue Raiders pushed ahead 54-43 with 7:13 to go on two free throws by Knight, and the Owls never got closer than nine points the rest of the way.
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