NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- C.J. Jones had a career-high 23 points with six 3-pointers as Middle Tennessee narrowly beat Lipscomb 73-70 on Saturday.
Antonio Green had 15 points for Middle Tennessee (2-0), which pulled ahead 69-68 on C.J. Jones's 3-pointer with 22 seconds left. Green made four free throws in the final 7 seconds and the Blue Raiders held on as a Lipscomb 3-pointer with one second to play missed.
Middle Tennessee takes on Mars Hill at home on Wednesday. Lipscomb faces Tennessee State on the road on Tuesday.
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