Kennesaw State vs Belmont

Belmont 98, Kennesaw State 52


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - J.J. Mann scored 17 points and Brandon Baker added 16 as Belmont routed Kennesaw State 98-52 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener for both teams.

The Bruins (4-2) are undefeated in their league home openers and have won four straight games.

Belmont held the Owls (2-4) scoreless for the first 4:20 en route to an 11-0 lead.

The Bruins were 15 of 39 from beyond the arc, hitting 10 3-pointers in the first half.

Belmont also had 30 assists - one shy of the program record set at Gardner-Webb on Jan. 9, 2003.

The Bruins led 48-31 at halftime and stretched the lead to 62-36 four minutes into the second half.

Belmont outshot Kennesaw State from the field 54.4 percent (37 of 68) to 40 percent (20 of 50) and had a 43-25 rebounding advantage with just four turnovers.

Markeith Cummings led the Owls with 21 points.

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Kennesaw State Owls
A. Anderson, F254-70-12038
D. Love, G352-71-33336
M. Cummings, G348-183-743121
S. Dixon, G304-101-243211
R. Henry, G191-20-01102
B. Dawson230-31-23021
N. Turner161-20-03323
A. Osemhen120-10-02010
M. Sabic60-00-20000
Totals 20-506-1725131452
Belmont Bruins
M. Hedgepeth, F254-70-212018
S. Saunders, F175-73-420113
K. Johnson, G274-75-5510213
D. Hanlen, G254-90-027012
I. Clark, G153-101-22439
B. Baker267-110-094316
J. Mann246-90-012117
A. Barnes111-10-00022
T. Noack71-10-03133
S. Turner71-20-02003
R. Chamberlain60-20-00100
C. Lang41-10-01022
S. Cavera30-00-00000
H. Mobley30-10-00100
Totals 37-689-1343301898
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.J. Tech0-05-6199
No. Florida0-05-7192
S.C. Upstate0-03-9327
Kennesaw St.0-01-8271
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