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Blue Raiders' win streak comes to an end at No. 21 Florida Atlantic

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Middle Tennessee held No. 21 Florida Atlantic off the scoreboard for more than five minutes to start the game Thursday night, but the Owls' discipline shone through in a raucous Eleanor R. Baldwin Arena for an 85-67 win.
The Blue Raiders (13-8, 6-4 Conference USA) jumped out to a 5-0 lead as FAU (20-1, 10-0) missed its first five field goal attempts of the night. The home squad finished the night with just seven turnovers and nine personal fouls, compared to 15 turnovers and 17 fouls by MTSU.
Eli Lawrence led the Blue Raiders with 17 points.