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Belmont beats Eastern Kentucky 84-73, remains tied for first

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Amanze Egekeze scored 19 points and had 10 rebounds, Austin Luke also scored 19 and Belmont defeated Eastern Kentucky 84-73 on Thursday night to remain in a first-place tie with Murrray State in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Kevin McClain added 15 points and Dylan Windler 13 for Belmont (21-7, 13-2), which shot 59 percent and made 14 of 31 from the arc. Luke sank three consecutive 3-pointers late, the final one making it 77-64 with 3:49 left.

Nick Mayo's one blocked shot gave him the EKU record of 116 in his career, surpassing Mike Smith (1987-92). Mayo scored 21 points, which sent him past the 1,500 career mark. JacQuess Hobbs, Dujuanta Weaver and Zach Charles scored 14 points each.

Belmont led 41-29 at halftime. EKU (9-19, 3-12) got within three at 47-44 with 16 minutes remaining with a 15-4 run but the Bruins scored the next seven points to lead by 10 and remained up by at least six thereafter.

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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 Eastern Ky. 9-19 294473
home team logo Belmont 21-7 414384
Team Stats
away team logo Eastern Ky. 9-19 85.9 PPG 41.7 RPG 16.1 APG
home team logo Belmont 21-7 85.9 PPG 43.5 RPG 19.1 APG
Key Players
10
N. Mayo 23.1 PPG 8.2 RPG 2.4 APG 48.4 FG%
3
D. Windler 18.6 PPG 9.5 RPG 2.4 APG 49.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB