No. 1 seed Middle Tennessee stretched its winning streak to 17 games with an 81-66 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday in a 2013 Sun Belt Conference quarterfinal matchup. The Blue Raiders (28-4) will now face No. 4 seed Florida International on Sunday, with the winner advancing to the championship game Monday night.
On the other side of the bracket, No. 6 seed Western Kentucky upset No. 3 seed South Alabama, 62-59, to advance to the semifinals. The Hilltoppers will face No. 2 seed Arkansas State on Sunday in the conference's other semifinal contest.
The remainder of the tournament schedule (all times Eastern):
No. 1 Middle Tennessee vs. No. 4 Florida International, March 10, 6:30 p.m.
No. 6 Western Kentucky vs. No. 2 Arkansas State, March 10, 9 p.m.
Championship Game: March 11, 6 p.m. (televised on ESPN)