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Belmont wins season opener, beats Illinois State 100-89

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Caleb Hollander scored 21 points, Dylan Windler added 20 and Belmont rolled in its season opener with a 100-89 victory over Illinois State on Saturday night.

Hollander, a 6-8 freshman forward from Nashville, was 8 of 15 from the floor with four 3-pointers. Windler, the preseason Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year, was 7-of-13 shooting. Nick Muszynski added 18 points and Kevin McClain 14 for Belmont. Grayson Murphy had 13 points and 10 assists.

Phil Fayne scored 23 points for Illinois State (1-1). Zach Copeland made four 3s and finished with 14 points.

The game was tied 40-40 with six minutes left in the first half. The Bruins closed on a 22-6 run for a 62-46 halftime advantage and held a double-digit lead the rest of the way. Windler scored seven points and Hollander had five during the stretch.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Zach Copeland missed 3-pt. jump shot 8.0
  Defensive rebound by Zach Copeland 13.0
  Grayson Murphy missed 3-pt. jump shot 15.0
  Defensive rebound by Nick Muszynski 41.0
  Matt Hein missed 3-pt. jump shot 43.0
  Defensive rebound by Milik Yarbrough 51.0
  Nick Muszynski missed 2nd of 2 free throws 51.0
+ 1 Nick Muszynski made 1st of 2 free throws 51.0
  Personal foul on Isaac Gassman 51.0
  Offensive rebound by Nick Muszynski 51.0
  Dylan Windler missed 3-pt. jump shot 53.0
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 Illinois State 1-1 464389
home team logo Belmont 1-0 6238100
Team Stats
away team logo Illinois State 1-1 68.4 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.8 APG
home team logo Belmont 1-0 87.2 PPG 41.2 RPG 19.7 APG
Key Players
52
M. Yarbrough 16.7 PPG 6.9 RPG 3.1 APG 46.1 FG%
3
D. Windler 20.8 PPG 10.8 RPG 2.6 APG 54.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
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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