Ohio vs Belmont

Belmont 81, Ohio 62

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ian Clark scored 18 points and Belmont dominated Ohio in a showdown between touted mid-major schools, winning 81-62 in a nonconference game Saturday night.

The Bruins (22-6) won their 18th consecutive home game and snapped the Bobcats' five-game winning streak.

Ohio (20-7) led 5-2 before Belmont embarked on a 19-5 run capped by a 3-pointer and layup from Trevor Noack. The Bruins closed the first half on a 7-0 run for a 41-24 lead and led by double digits the entire second half.

Clark was 6-of-14 shooting and added six rebounds. Noack and J.J. Mann each had 17 points and Kerron Johnson added 16 for the Bruins, who shot 51.9 percent (27 of 52), including 8 of 22 from 3-point range.

Ohio's D.J. Cooper, averaging 13.7 points per game and making 35.3 percent from deep, scored just six points and made just 1 of 7 3-point attempts.

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Scoreboard
Ohio (20-7)243862
Belmont (22-6) «414081

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Ohio Bobcats
R. Keely, F265-92-282212
T. Hall, F234-90-050410
D. Cooper, G301-83-42316
W. Offutt, G252-63-32247
N. Kellogg, G223-80-00147
R. Johnson182-51-12115
T. Wilkins181-40-02022
I. Baltic161-20-02012
J. Smith112-31-32015
S. Taylor112-40-01216
Totals 23-5810-1329112162
 39.7%76.9% 
Belmont Bruins
T. Noack, F267-121-160417
B. Jenkins, F151-22-61134
J. Mann, G386-132-274417
I. Clark, G366-144-462118
K. Johnson, G343-510-1245216
B. Baker191-10-04122
R. Chamberlain192-30-02214
C. Bradshaw81-20-02003
A. Barnes50-00-02000
Totals 27-5219-2535151781
 51.9%76% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
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ARIZ 73
NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
TCU 48 Final
KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
MU 56 Final
NOVA 60
USD 50 Final
GONZ 81
ARK 54 Final
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STAN 66 Final
ORE 77
KSU 81 Final
TEXAS 69