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Men's basketball holds Blue-White scrimmage

Blue Raiders gearing up for Nov. 7 exhibition

October 22, 2011 · Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Blue Raider men’s basketball team held its annual Blue-White scrimmage on Saturday morning at Murphy Center and also welcomed Sixth Man Club members for a pancake breakfast following the scrimmage.

The scrimmage gave fans their first glimpse at the 2011-12 MT squad, as the team played three 10-minute sessions. Senior forward LaRon Dendy led all scorers with 18 points and nine rebounds over the three sessions. Dendy also chipped in four assists. Junior guard Marcos Knight delivered a solid performance as well, collecting 16 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

Sophomore forward Shawn Jones came on strong in the third session, scoring 10 points during the period to finish with 14. Jones added 10 rebounds and three assists. Junior forward JT Sulton also scored double figures, finishing with 10 points and eight boards.

The Blue Raiders hit the court for the season’s first exhibition on Nov. 7, hosting North Alabama at 7:30 p.m. MT opens the regular season on Nov. 11 against Austin Peay at 7 p.m. in Murphy Center.

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