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Belmont survives against Murray State 99-96


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) J.J. Mann and Blake Jenkins each scored 25 points as Belmont beat Murray State 99-96 in a battle of Ohio Valley Conference West and East division leaders on Thursday night.

Belmont (18-8, 9-2) and Murray State (13-9, 8-2) were locked at 45 at intermission, but Belmont pulled away to a 76-65 lead with 10 minutes to play in the second period. Belmont maintained that spread going into the final minute when Murray State made its move on a 7-1 run getting to within four points at 94-90 with 30 seconds remaining.

Mann closed out Belmont scoring by making 4 of 4 from the line in maintaining a 99-96 Bruin lead when Murray State's T.J. Sapp stole the ball but missed a dramatic 3 at the buzzer allowing Belmont a narrow victory.

Cameron Payne led Murray State with 29 points and Jarvis Williams scored 21 with 13 rebounds.

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Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.0-06-1127
Morehead St.0-04-1304
Tenn. Tech0-05-2248
Tenn. St.0-04-2233
Jax. State0-03-6346
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-05-232
Austin Peay0-03-4229
UT Martin0-02-5270
Eastern Ill.0-00-4316
SE Miss. St.0-00-5299
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CONN 58 Final
ORE 65 Final
PSU 67 Final