MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Shaq Buchanan scored 21 points with seven rebounds and seven steals as Murray State shut down Middle Tennessee 64-42 on Saturday night.
Tevin Brown added 15 points as Murray State's defense continued to thwart the opposition shooting from beyond the arc. The Racers have held opponents to an average of 21 percent shooting (18 of 85) from long range. Middle Tennessee made just 2 of 13 (15 percent) from distance against the Racers (5-1) whose only loss was to Alabama.
Murray State was 24-of-45 shooting (45 percent) from the floor while limiting the Blue Raiders to 29 percent (14-48).