Belmont vs Morehead State

Belmont 64, Morehead St. 63


MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - J.J. Mann hit back-to-back 3-pointers, including the game-winner, as Belmont overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit to edge Morehead State 64-63 Thursday night and remain undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play.

Ian Clark scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half for the Bruins (16-4, 7-0), who fell behind by 13 early and still trailed 45-31 with 17:35 remaining.

Mann, Clark and Reece Chamberlain each hit 3-pointers to spark a 16-6 run that got Belmont within four, but the Bruins could get no closer until Clark scored on a layup and Mann hit another 3 to tie it at 61 with 2:02 left.

After Chad Posthumus' jumper put the Eagles back on top, Mann answered with his go-ahead trey with 1:13 to go.

Mann finished with 11 points and five assists for the Bruins, who have won seven straight.

Bakari Turner's 16 points led Morehead State (10-11, 4-3).

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Belmont Bruins
T. Noack, F333-70-14036
J. Mann, F314-80-025011
B. Jenkins, F183-40-01016
I. Clark, G347-103-434320
K. Johnson, G312-85-85439
R. Chamberlain202-53-53128
B. Baker101-10-20112
C. Bradshaw70-10-00010
J. Laidig60-10-01010
A. Barnes51-10-10102
H. Mobley40-00-01010
C. Lang10-00-00000
Totals 23-4611-2121161664
Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F311-32-25314
C. Posthumus, C275-111-2101111
B. Turner, G325-125-712316
D. Atkinson, G232-30-03316
A. Warner, G144-51-220311
M. Chavis234-92-210312
T. Muhammad180-01-23241
B. Reed120-12-24012
J. Stokes100-20-02030
K. Owens80-10-01020
J. Holmes20-10-01000
Totals 21-4814-1936112263
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
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