Williams scores 31, Charlotte downs Middle Tennessee 82-67

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brice Williams scored 31 points as Charlotte beat Middle Tennessee 82-67 on Thursday night.

Williams was 9 of 11 shooting, including 2 for 3 from distance, and went 11 for 13 from the line for the 49ers (10-3). Lu’Cye Patterson scored 15 points while going 4 of 7 and 6 of 7 from the free throw line. Aly Khalifa finished 6 of 13 from the field to finish with 12 points, while adding seven rebounds.

Teafale Lenard finished with 12 points and four steals for the Blue Raiders (8-5). Elias King added 12 points for Middle Tennessee. In addition, DeAndre Dishman had 10 points, six rebounds and two blocks.

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Both teams next play Saturday. Charlotte hosts Louisiana Tech while Middle Tennessee hosts Western Kentucky.

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