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Belmont vs Eastern Kentucky

Belmont 85, E. Kentucky 74

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Ian Clark scored 21 points as Belmont shot a blistering 67.4 percent, including 73.3 percent from beyond the arc, to defeat Eastern Kentucky 85-74 Saturday night and remain undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play.

Despite the Bruins' efficiency, hitting 31 of 46 field goals and 11 of 15 from beyond the arc, they saw the Colonels rally from a 15-point deficit to get to 75-71 with 2:54 left.

Kerron Johnson answered with an end-of-shot-clock 3-pointer, Clark added a layup and J.J. Mann hit 3 of 4 free throws to send Eastern Kentucky to its first home loss of the season. Mann finished with 18 points and Johnson 16.

Belmont (17-4, 8-0) used a 13-0 spurt and 16-of-23 shooting - including 7 of 8 from long range - to lead 42-31 at the break.

Corey Walden scored 24 point to lead Eastern Kentucky (16-5, 6-2), which made 11 of 21 3-pointers.

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Belmont Bruins
T. Noack, F355-83-482013
B. Jenkins, F121-10-10242
I. Clark, G389-140-123221
J. Mann, G366-93-426118
K. Johnson, G354-56-624416
R. Chamberlain212-50-01245
B. Baker83-30-01047
A. Barnes50-00-00110
J. Laidig41-10-00003
C. Bradshaw30-00-02010
H. Mobley30-00-00000
Totals 31-4612-1619202185
 67.4%75% 
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
E. Stutz, F222-40-05024
M. DiNunno, G395-133-425115
C. Walden, G356-1010-1222424
T. Johnson, G343-62-44219
T. Knipp, G222-40-11146
M. Lewis243-42-221211
J. Johnson141-20-02233
R. Parsons60-10-00020
D. Muff40-02-22002
R. Stenzel00-00-01000
Totals 22-4419-2523131974
 50%76% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Tenn. St.0-63-18342
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Murray St.7-017-475
Eastern Ill.6-212-8147
UT Martin4-212-7181
SIUE4-48-11328
SE Miss. St.3-49-11292
Austin Peay2-57-14309
 
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