Morehead State vs Belmont

Belmont 93, Morehead St. 74


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kerron Johnson made a career-high 19 free throws in 21 attempts and tied a career best with 25 points as Belmont won 93-74 over Ohio Valley Conference-foe Morehead State on Thursday night.

The last time Johnson scored 25 points, he also made 16 of 19 free throws in a win over Mercer on Dec. 3, 2011.

Johnson also had seven steals Thursday.

The win was the 16th straight home victory for Belmont (18-4, 9-0), which has won nine straight overall.

Ian Clark, the Bruins' leading scorer averaging 19.2 points, notched 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting.

Angelo Warner, who scored a career-high 24 points on 16-of-18 free-throw shooting against Tennessee State last time out, notched 16 points on 6-of-13 shooting for the Eagles (11-12, 5-4).

The victory marked the sixth time Belmont has scored more than 85 points in a game this season.

Morehead State committed 24 turnovers to Belmont's 13.

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Morehead State Eagles
D. Kelly, F314-114-755314
C. Posthumus, C50-00-00010
A. Warner, G336-132-241416
D. Atkinson, G282-45-626210
B. Turner, G213-86-1021514
B. Reed170-12-24232
J. Holmes152-20-02024
K. Owens133-40-48036
J. Stokes122-40-00036
T. Muhammad90-10-00000
M. Chavis81-20-01022
C. James60-00-01120
J. Stickler20-00-01010
Totals 23-5019-3135163174
Belmont Bruins
B. Jenkins, F266-103-642315
T. Noack, F203-60-01046
J. Mann, G314-84-485214
K. Johnson, G293-619-2132325
I. Clark, G276-94-422218
R. Chamberlain192-32-41108
B. Baker171-20-03142
A. Barnes90-00-01020
J. Laidig81-22-21104
C. Bradshaw50-20-01010
H. Mobley40-00-00100
C. Lang30-11-21011
S. Turner20-00-00100
Totals 26-4935-4327162293
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Tenn. Tech11-519-11134
Morehead St.11-523-14127
Eastern Ky.6-1015-16210
Jax. State4-128-23309
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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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