Middle Tennessee visits No. 21 Florida Atlantic after Davis' 20-point showing


Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (13-7, 6-3 C-USA) at Florida Atlantic Owls (19-1, 9-0 C-USA)

Boca Raton, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: No. 21 Florida Atlantic faces the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders after Johnell Davis scored 20 points in Florida Atlantic's 67-59 win over the UTEP Miners.

The Owls are 11-0 on their home court. Florida Atlantic is second in C-USA in rebounding averaging 36.4 rebounds. Vladislav Goldin leads the Owls with 6.2 boards.

The Blue Raiders are 6-3 in C-USA play. Middle Tennessee averages 69.7 points and has outscored opponents by 4.6 points per game.

The Owls and Blue Raiders meet Thursday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Davis is averaging 12.7 points and 5.2 rebounds for the Owls. Alijah Martin is averaging 10.4 points over the last 10 games for Florida Atlantic.

Camryn Weston is averaging 9.3 points for the Blue Raiders. Eli Lawrence is averaging 12.0 points and 4.3 rebounds while shooting 43.4% over the last 10 games for Middle Tennessee.

LAST 10 GAMES: Owls: 10-0, averaging 72.4 points, 35.6 rebounds, 13.5 assists, 6.4 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 62.4 points per game.

Blue Raiders: 6-4, averaging 68.6 points, 27.9 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.2 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.