Belmont vs Austin Peay

Belmont 78, Austin Peay 65

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - J.J. Mann and Ian Clark combined for 11 3-pointers and 51 points as Belmont downed Ohio Valley Conference-foe Austin Peay 78-65 Saturday night.

Mann scored a career-high 26 points on 6-of-11 3-point shooting, while Clark had 25 points and made 5 of 11 from deep for the Bruins (20-5, 11-1), who have won 11 of 12 after losing to Murray State 79-74 Thursday.

The rest of Belmont's players were a combined 3 of 12 from 3-point range. The Bruins shot 46.7 percent (28 of 60) from the field and made all eight of their free-throw attempts.

Travis Betran had 22 points and Chris Horton 10 rebounds for the Governors (5-20, 1-10), who lost their eighth consecutive game and 16th in their past 17.

Belmont pulled away as Mann scored eight straight points and 10 total during a 14-2 run to end the first half and take a 36-21 intermission advantage.

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Belmont Bruins
J. Mann, F3410-170-032026
T. Noack, F342-60-07125
B. Jenkins, F134-70-05058
I. Clark, G368-164-415225
K. Johnson, G292-44-47439
R. Chamberlain210-30-01310
B. Baker181-20-04032
C. Bradshaw71-30-01103
J. Laidig50-10-02120
A. Barnes30-10-00000
Totals 28-608-833171878
 46.7%100% 
Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F333-63-53439
A. Campbell, F243-71-11107
C. Horton, C273-61-210017
T. Betran, G307-114-441022
J. Clyburn, G220-12-20212
H. Lawrence171-60-01123
C. Freeman164-92-540210
A. Lynch111-11-21103
C. Arentsen90-10-03200
T. Greer70-10-00100
P. Herring41-10-01002
J. Purvis00-00-00000
Totals 23-5014-213113965
 46%66.7% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont12-420-1295
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
SIUE3-136-22305
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342
 
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