Jefferson carries Middle Tennessee over FAU 70-57

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Jefferson posted 19 points as Middle Tennessee won its seventh consecutive home game, topping Florida Atlantic 70-57 on Thursday night.

Camryn Weston had 13 points for Middle Tennessee (10-6, 1-2 Conference USA).

Alijah Martin had 13 points for the Owls (8-7, 1-1).

Michael Forrest, who led the Owls in scoring entering the matchup with 15 points per game, scored 3 points (1 of 11).

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