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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Dylan Windler had career highs of 36 points and 20 rebounds - the first 30-20 game in Belmont history - to help the Bruins beat Morehead State 108-65 on Saturday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nick Mayo scored 25 on 9-of-11 shooting, Dillon Avare came off the bench to score a season-high 15 and Eastern Kentucky upset Tennessee State 72-59 on Saturday night.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Averyl Ugba scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Austin Peay beat Jacksonville State 60-57 on Saturday night.
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark scored 30 points, Ja Morant added 14 and Murray State won its ninth straight, defeating Tennessee Tech 75-65 Saturday night and keeping pace with Belmont atop the Ohio Valley Conference.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Montell Goodwin made five 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead Eastern Illinois to a 64-57 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday night.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Ledarrius Brewer scored 25 points and Southeast Missouri swept SIU-Edwardsville for the second straight season, posting a 79-74 victory Saturday afternoon.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Freshman Ledarrius Brewer scored 34 points with seven 3-pointers - both career-highs - and Southeast Missouri State jumped ahead early to defeat Eastern Illinois 80-73 Thursday night.