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Luke scores 25, McClain 21 in Belmont's 83-72 victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Austin Luke made four 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Kevin McClain added 21 in leading Belmont to an 83-72 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Saturday to remain atop the Ohio Valley Conference.

Amanze Egekeze had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Bruins (17-6, 9-1), who won their sixth straight, while Nick Hopkins had three treys and 11 points. The Bruins had one more field goal than SIUE but made 24 of 32 free throws to 14 of 16 for the Cougars (7-14, 3-7), who lost their fourth in a row.

Luke, who gave Belmont a 63-62 lead with a 3-pointer, got behind the SIUE defense for a breakaway layup and McClain added four free throws to lead 80-68 with 22 seconds left.

Jalen Henry scored 17 points, David McFarland 15 and Christian Ellis 13 for the Cougars.

Belmont has beaten SIUE in all seven of their meetings.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo SIUE 7-14 324072
home team logo Belmont 17-6 305383
Team Stats
away team logo SIUE 7-14 69.7 PPG 38.4 RPG 12.4 APG
home team logo Belmont 17-6 77.6 PPG 37.3 RPG 16.0 APG
Key Players
24
J. Henry 16.2 PPG 7.3 RPG 1.2 APG 42.0 FG%
3
D. Windler 17.3 PPG 9.3 RPG 2.7 APG 55.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB