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
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
Western Ky.12-620-12117
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
So. Miss4-149-20283

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.11-521-12156
Morehead St.10-617-17201
Jax. State5-1112-19304
Tenn. Tech4-1212-18290
Tenn. St.2-145-26341
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.16-029-663
UT Martin10-621-13177
Eastern Ill.9-718-15173
SE Miss. St.7-913-17289
Austin Peay3-138-22318
Other games
WICH 60 Final
LAV 44 Final