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Belmont keeps lead with 73-67 win over Morehead State

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw scored 16 points and Taylor Barnette 14 to help Belmont hold off Morehead State 73-67 on Thursday night and maintain the Bruins' one-game lead in the Ohio Valley Conference. Bradshaw made four 3-pointers and Barnett three for the Bruins (17-7, 9-1), who won after a loss to second-place Tennessee Tech on Saturday snapped a nine-game winning...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Belmont romps past Austin Peay, 76-58; goes to 5-0 in OVC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nick Smith scored 14 points off the bench and Belmont doubled-up Austin Peay in the first half en route to a 76-58 win over their in-state rivals Saturday night to remain undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play. Taylor Barnette hit a pair of free throws with 13 seconds left in the first half to give Belmont a 46-23 advantage at intermission. Dylan Windler...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Remember me? Virginia gets ex-player in matchup with Belmont

Taylor Barnette, who left Virginia to go to Belmont, will play his former school in the NCAA Tournament. Second-seeded Virginia (29-3) takes on the Bruins (22-10) in Charlotte on Friday in the opening game for both teams. Barnette's desperation 3-pointer in the Ohio Valley Conference final against Murray State gave the Bruins their seventh automatic NCAA berth in the last 10 years...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State exposes painful flaw in NCAA tournament selection process

What might go down as the most exciting game of all the 2015 conference tournaments – not to mention the result with the most unfair of consequences, and the reason I’m writing this column – happened this past weekend in Nashville in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. With 3.2 seconds left, Taylor Barnette of Belmont hoisted up a deep fadeaway three that caught nothing...
Via Fox Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Seymour tweets case for Murray State’s inclusion in NCAA Tournament

Taylor Barnette hit an improbable three-pointer with three seconds remaining in Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game to give Belmont the victory and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The team on the losing end, Murray State, is forced to wait until Selection Sunday to see if they will be part of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Taylor Barnette Hits the Deep Three to Give Belmont Upset Win Over Murray State

Belmont has not been to the NCAA tournament too many times. It's kind of hard for schools from smaller conferences since the only chance they really have of getting in is winning their conference championship; something that is easier said than done no matter how good the team is. So when they entered Saturday night's championship game against No. 25 Murray State the expectation...
Via FatManWriting
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Belmont 1st to reach NCAA tourney with OVC upset of No. 25 Murray St.

  Taylor Barnette hit a 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds left, and the Belmont Bruins upset No. 25 Murray State 88-87 on Saturday night to win the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship and clinch their seventh NCAA Tournament berth, and the first in the nation this season. The Bruins (22-10) improved to 7-1 in conference tournament finals - all in the past decade. They knocked...
Via Associated Press
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Belmont Secures the First NCAA Tournament Bid with this Shot

The Ohio Valley Conference tournament was tremendous. The fun and excitement carried over into a tremendous championship game between Murray State and Belmont. The lead went back and forth, both teams made big play after big play. With his team down two, Taylor Barnette did this: I love college basketball: — OHB (@ohholybutt) March 8, 2015 That beautiful...
Via The Student Section
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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