Middle Tennessee vs Belmont

Belmont 64, Middle Tennessee 49


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kerron Johnson scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half to help Belmont pull away for a 64-49 victory over Middle Tennessee in a nonconference game Thursday night.

Ian Clark added 15 points for the Bruins (7-2), including a jumper and 3-point basket at the start of the second half that began a 16-3 run over the first 6:24 for a 46-29 lead.

A 3-pointer by Clark put Belmont ahead to stay, 25-24, with 4:11 left in the first half.

Belmont shot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) in the second half to 22.6 percent (7 of 31) for the Blue Raiders (7-3).

Belmont's Blake Jenkins blocked five Middle Tennessee shots and also scored 11 points.

JT Sulton scored eight of his team-high nine points in the first half for Middle Tennessee, which was coming off a 65-62 win over Mississippi last Saturday.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
J. Jones, F132-34-53018
S. Jones, F123-71-15027
R. Cintron, G271-60-02113
M. Knight, G272-90-01215
B. Massey, G271-72-24144
J. Sulton244-111-38029
K. Hammonds170-32-32222
T. Knight163-50-03007
N. Hunter131-30-01012
T. Walker101-50-02002
J. Gallman80-30-00100
Z. Gibson60-10-02110
Totals 18-6310-143781549
Belmont Bruins
J. Mann, F333-60-08227
T. Noack, F303-100-07036
B. Jenkins, F264-43-370211
I. Clark, G406-130-044315
K. Johnson, G307-143-665017
R. Chamberlain120-10-00100
B. Baker102-20-01014
A. Barnes81-30-02002
C. Bradshaw70-00-01010
C. Lang41-10-01012
S. Turner00-00-00000
Totals 27-546-939121364
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-432
La. Tech12-320-8122
Old Dominion9-516-10134
Western Ky.7-713-14218
UT-San Antonio6-811-16300
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.9-513-14177
Jax. State8-616-13180
Tenn. Tech8-612-17247
Tenn. St.8-717-11155
Eastern Ky.3-1110-19251
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin8-618-11170
Murray St.8-614-14235
SE Missouri St.8-613-16282
Austin Peay6-810-18270
Eastern Ill.6-914-14254
Other games
WICH 60 Final
LAV 44 Final