Tennessee State vs Belmont

Belmont 75, Tennessee St. 62

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kerron Johnson had 16 points, leading five double-figure scorers for Belmont in a 75-62 win over Tennessee State on Tuesday night.

Ian Clark added 14 points, Mick Hedgepeth 13, J.J. Mann 11 and Scott Saunders 10 for the Bruins (6-2).

The teams stayed close during the first half, with Belmont claiming a 35-32 advantage going into the locker room. Patrick Miller's 3-pointer put the Tigers ahead 47-46 with 12:57 left in the game, but Belmont was ready to rally.

Saunders and Hedgepeth each sank a pair of foul shots to spark a 12-3 Bruins run, and they held on from there.

Belmont put together a 10-4 run in the game's final minute to seal it, clinching its sixth consecutive win.

The Bruins outscored the Tigers 40-30 in the second half.

Miller's game-high 17 points led Tennessee State (3-6).

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Tennessee State Tigers
M. Rhett, F273-52-33028
R. Covington, F225-100-172411
K. Thornton, F182-70-07034
P. Miller, G346-102-243417
W. Peters, G324-101-222210
K. Butcher312-62-23117
J. Cyphers192-90-00135
M. Bawa100-10-02030
T. Fredrick60-00-00000
M. Green10-00-01000
Totals 24-587-103092262
 41.4%70% 
Belmont Bruins
M. Hedgepeth, F254-105-761213
S. Saunders, F223-44-470210
I. Clark, G326-130-011314
K. Johnson, G266-93-335416
D. Hanlen, G251-26-61328
J. Mann294-100-291211
B. Baker190-00-05100
A. Barnes120-13-30013
B. Jenkins80-00-01110
S. Turner20-10-00000
Totals 24-5021-2536131775
 48%84% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont14-121-563
Morehead St.10-514-14177
Tenn. St.8-717-11156
Jax. State8-716-14181
Tenn. Tech8-712-18249
Eastern Ky.4-1111-19254
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin9-619-11172
SE Missouri St.9-614-16280
Murray St.8-714-15235
Eastern Ill.6-914-14252
Austin Peay6-910-19271
SIUE0-155-24334

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-223-784
Lipscomb11-319-12168
No. Florida8-613-18238
S.C. Upstate7-717-14212
Kennesaw St.7-713-17269
Jacksonville5-917-14279
N.J. Tech3-1111-19298
Stetson3-1111-20333
 
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PITT 97
MRSH 56 Final
Syracuse 62
EVAN 48 Final
NC 97
Missouri 81 Final
NOVA 71
LB St 80 Final
Kansas 88
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MU 79
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Miami-FL 54