Belmont vs Lipscomb

Belmont 89, Lipscomb 60


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kerron Johnson scored 22 points to lead all five Belmont starters in double figures as the Bruins defeated crosstown rival Lipscomb 89-60 in the season opener for both teams.

Belmont never trailed in the "Battle of the Boulevard," with Ian Clark adding 19 points, J.J. Mann 17, Trevor Noack 11 and Blake Jenkins 10.

After Deonte Alexander, who led the Bisons with 14 points, hit a 3-pointer to make it 12-10, the Bruins pulled away. Mann capped a 7-0 run with a 3-pointer en route to a 42-26 halftime lead.

Belmont shot 50 percent for the game (29 of 58) while holding Lipscomb to 38.9 percent (21 of 54) and forcing 25 turnovers.

Lipscomb got within 12 points twice in the second half, but could get no closer in the 131st contest between the schools.

Carter Sanderson added 13 points and Khion Sankey added 11 for the Bisons.

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Belmont Bruins
T. Noack, F245-70-060411
B. Jenkins, F213-44-451210
I. Clark, G347-150-030119
J. Mann, G326-91-153017
K. Johnson, G295-1211-1337422
B. Baker221-50-18142
R. Chamberlain150-34-41214
C. Bradshaw60-00-00000
J. Laidig60-10-00000
H. Mobley30-00-00010
A. Barnes20-00-00000
C. Lang22-20-00024
S. Turner20-00-00000
Totals 29-5820-2334141989
Lipscomb Bison
M. Smith, F261-64-46016
O. Garcia, C192-71-33035
D. Alexander, G315-90-053314
K. Sankey, G314-83-674411
T. Denny, G151-40-22012
J. Hampton252-50-04135
C. Sanderson235-100-022213
S. Hurt211-40-23232
C. Johnson60-10-01000
J. Butler10-00-00020
J. Glover10-02-21002
D. Green10-00-00000
Totals 21-5410-1936122260
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Tenn. Tech0-03-155
Eastern Ky.0-02-1169
Jax. State0-02-1169
Morehead St.0-01-296
Tenn. St.0-01-237
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-02-1345
Austin Peay0-01-2287
Eastern Ill.0-01-2320
SE Missouri St.0-01-2292
UT Martin0-01-3240

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.J. Tech0-01-2324
Kennesaw St.0-01-3256
S.C. Upstate0-01-371
No. Florida0-00-5270
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LEHI 77 Final
MIST 62 Final
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
GAST 55 Final
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
NULL 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final