Jacksonville vs Belmont

Belmont 76, Jacksonville 62


MACON, Ga. (AP) - Kerron Johnson scored 19 points Wednesday as Belmont beat Jacksonville 76-62 in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

The top-seeded Bruins (25-7), the defending tournament champions, used an 18-3 first-half run to take control after No. 8 seed Jacksonville held a 19-18 lead early. Belmont led 39-30 at halftime.

The Bruins, who won their 12th in a row, also got 18 points from Scott Saunders and 13 from Mick Hedgepeth.

Jacksonville (8-22) was led by Aloys Cabell, who had 17 points, while Glenn Powell had 12.

The Bruins shot 39.7 percent from the floor, hitting 23 of 58 shots, and they made 6 of 17 attempts from 3-point range. Belmont had a big advantage at the free throw line, hitting 24 of 31. The Dolphins had 13 attempts at the foul line, hitting 9.

The Bruins also had a 46-28 rebounding edge, including 15 offensive rebounds.

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Jacksonville Dolphins
G. Powell, C246-70-284412
R. Powell, G353-73-33219
T. Galvin, G332-121-24047
A. Cabell, G315-125-532317
E. Graham, G150-30-01010
C. Davis181-30-11102
S. Jeffers173-40-02026
K. McDougald111-50-01223
D. Graham92-30-01024
J. Geisler41-30-02012
A. Sahbegovic20-00-00000
J. Bogus10-00-00010
Totals 24-599-1328112162
Belmont Bruins
B. Jenkins, F181-52-27135
M. Hedgepeth, C214-75-640413
D. Hanlen, G392-41-27217
K. Johnson, G366-146-1055119
A. Barnes, G173-60-01106
R. Chamberlain211-60-03133
J. Mann201-50-07213
S. Saunders195-118-960218
B. Baker50-00-03000
T. Noack40-02-21002
Totals 23-5824-3146121576
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