Tennessee State vs Belmont

Belmont 75, Tennessee St. 62


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
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
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Tenn. St.11-520-11148
Tenn. Tech11-519-11134
Morehead St.11-523-14127
Eastern Ky.6-1015-16210
Jax. State4-128-23309
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-620-15212
Murray St.10-617-14169
Eastern Ill.9-713-17271
Austin Peay7-918-18189
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Florida10-422-12161
N.J. Tech8-620-15207
Kennesaw St.7-711-20263
S.C. Upstate4-1010-22324
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