Belmont rolls over Jacksonville State 103-82

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Evan Bradds scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds, his teammates made 17 of 24 3-pointers, and Belmont rolled over Jacksonville State 103-82 on Thursday. Amanze Egekeze scored a career-high 16 points, Craig Bradshaw and Nick Smith had 15 apiece, and Reece Chamberlain scored 11 with eight assists for Belmont (14-7, 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference...
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Belmont uses big second half to beat Tennessee St.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nick Smith had 12 points, and Craig Bradshaw scored eight of his 11 during Belmont's decisive second-half run and the Bruins beat Tennessee State 63-55 on Sunday night. Reece Chamberlain had 10 points and five assists for Belmont (13-7, 5-2 Ohio Valley) and Evan Bradds grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds. Two free throws by Xavier Richards gave Tennessee State...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Belmont rallies to beat UT Martin 70-64

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Evan Bradds scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Craig Bradshaw added 21 points, including 3 of 6 3-pointers, and Belmont rallied to beat UT Martin 70-64 on Thursday night. Reece Chamberlain added 14 for the Bruins (12-7, 4-2 Ohio Valley), who shot 8 of 28 from distance. Belmont led 10-7 after a 3 by Taylor Barnette, but UT Martin pulled ahead on a 16...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Belmont rolls to 89-83 victory over Austin Peay

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Evan Bradds scored 22 points, Craig Bradshaw chipped in 20 and Belmont rolled to an 89-83 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday night. Bradds was 8 of 8 from the floor and 6 of 7 from the line. Bradshaw finished on 9-of-16 shooting and had six assists and three steals. Taylor Barnette scored 14 points, Tyler Hadden had 13 and Reece Chamberlain seven points...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Belmont coach Rick Byrd win away from 700 for his career

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The big number Belmont basketball coach Rick Byrd wants to reach is six. Yet with a career record of 699-361 in 34 seasons, he can understand why people are focused on his 700th victory, rather than his goal of guiding the Bruins to their sixth straight regular-season championship in the Ohio Valley Conference. Byrd is overtly aware of what his own record is...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradshaw leads Belmont past SE Missouri St, 78-77

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw scored 25 points and Reece Chamberlain had 10 points, nine rebounds and nine assists to help Belmont hold off a late rally by Southeast Missouri State for a 78-77 win in the Ohio Valley opener for both teams on Thursday. Bradshaw made 10 of 15 field goals, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and Evan Bradds added 14 points for Belmont (9-5)...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Belmont beats Fairfield 73-61

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw scored 15 points, Evan Bradds added 13 and Belmont beat Fairfield 73-61 on Saturday afternoon to snap a three-game losing skid. Nick Smith had 12 points and Amanze Egekeze chipped in 11 for the Bruins (8-4). Reece Chamberlain grabbed 11 rebounds. Belmont led 29-27 at the half but made eight-straight points after the break to pull away. The Stags...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont hangs on against Middle Tennessee, 63-59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Evan Bradds scored 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field, added a team high six rebounds, and Belmont held off Middle Tennessee 63-59 on Tuesday night. Nick Smith also finished with 15 points for the Bruins (7-1), including a spotless 3-of-3 from 3-point range, and Craig Bradshaw finished with 14 points for Belmont. Offensively Belmont shot just 38 percent...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont edges past Ohio 83-81

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Craig Bradshaw shot a career-high 42 points - including the game-winning layup with a second to play - to lead Belmont to an 83-81 victory over Ohio on Saturday night. Bradshaw's total is also a Belmont NCAA Division 1 record. He did it hitting 14 of 22 from the field, 6 of 6 from the line and 8 of 12 from 3-point range. Nick Smith added 15 points for the Bruins...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont eases past Denver 78-57

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw and Taylor Barnette combined for 49 points to lead Belmont past Denver 78-57 on Wednesday. Bradshaw made 9 of 19 shots, including four 3-pointers, and finished with 28 points. Barnette hit five shots from behind the arc and had 21. The duo was also 10 of 11 from the free throw line as Belmont (5-1) made 90 percent of its 32 free throw attempts...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont edges Western Kentucky 64-63

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Evan Bradds scored 24 points and Nick Smith sank the game-winning 3-pointer to lift Belmont to a 64-63 comeback win over Western Kentucky on Saturday night. Trailing 37-26 at the break, Belmont (3-1) took the lead with a 10-0 run that made it 61-60 with 43 seconds to play. Western Kentucky (1-2) took it back on a three-point play by T.J. Price with 22 seconds...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont beats Trevecca Nazarene 96-76

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Taylor Barnette scored 27 points and four other Belmont players reached double figures Wednesday night in a 96-76 victory over Division II Trevecca Nazarene. Barnette made four-straight 3-point attempts as part of a 19-6 run to open the second half to stretch the Bruins' lead to 60-38 lead with 16:38 remaining. Barnette finished 10 of 12 from the floor. Nick...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mann leads Belmont over Robert Morris 82-71 in NIT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) J.J. Mann scored 25 points and Belmont beat Robert Morris 82-71 on Friday night to reach the third round of the NIT.
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky Beats Belmont To Win Ohio Valley Tournament

Eastern Kentucky defeated Belmont 79-73 to win the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. Corey Walden was named tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by J.J. Mann, Glenn Cosey, Cameron Payne and Tarius Johnson.
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Mann Headlines Ohio Valley Awards

J.J. Mann of Belmont has been named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year. Joining Mann on the All-OVC First Team are Glenn Cosey, Patrick Miller, Cameron Payne and Tyler Stone. Payne was also named OVC Freshman of the Year. On the All-OVC Second Team are Sherman Blanford, Jarekious Bradley, Craig Bradshaw, Angelo Warner and Jarvis Williams. Joining Payne, Williams and Bradley...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cinderella Series: Belmont Bruins

This time of year it never hurts to have a signature accomplishment on your résumé, and that is just what Belmont has. Last November, the Bruins walked into Chapel Hill and dusted the North Carolina Tar Heels 83-80 on a late three pointer. Granted, the Bruins’ victory was spun as being more about UNC’s deficiencies than Belmont’s propensity to win big games. However, the...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mann, Bradshaw lead Belmont past E Illinois 82-63

J.J. Mann scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half and Craig Bradshaw finished with 20 points as Belmont pulled away from Eastern Illinois for an 82-63 win Thursday night. Reece Chamberlain had a career-high 11 assists while Drew Windler scored 16 points and Blake Jenkins added 15 in the win. Belmont (21-8, 12-2), which stayed atop the Ohio Valley Conference's East Division...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont edges Tennessee State 73-71

Reece Chamberlain scored a career-high 19 points and tied a career-best with six assists as Belmont avoided an upset with a 73-71 victory over Tennessee State Thursday night. An 11-3 run pulled Tennessee State within two points, 67-65 with 2:46 to play. Chamberlain scored four points and J.J. Mann added two in the closing minutes to seal it for the Bruins. Belmont (20-8, 11-2 Ohio...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont trounces Austin Peay 90-68

J.J. Mann scored 28 points with four rebounds and three steals as Belmont buried Austin Peay 90-68 on Saturday. Reece Chamberlain had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Bruins (19-8, 10-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Evan Bradds came off the bench to score 12 points and Blake Jenkins had 11. Belmont hit 53 percent from the field overall and 91 percent from the line. A Mann 3-pointer...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont survives against Murray State 99-96

J.J. Mann and Blake Jenkins each scored 25 points as Belmont beat Murray State 99-96 in a battle of Ohio Valley Conference West and East division leaders on Thursday night. Belmont (18-8, 9-2) and Murray State (13-9, 8-2) were locked at 45 at intermission, but Belmont pulled away to a 76-65 lead with 10 minutes to play in the second period. Belmont maintained that spread going into...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont scores final 10; beat Morehead St. 76-73

J.J. Mann scored 22 points, including a layup with 12 seconds to play, as Belmont scored the final 10 points of the game to beat Morehead State 76-73 Wednesday night. Morehead State (14-9, 5-3 Ohio Valley) took a 69-62 lead on a Luka Pajkovic layup with 3:55 remaining. Mann hit a 3 before Drew Kelly hit two free throws to push the Eagles' lead back to six about 1 1/2 minutes later...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mann powers Belmont past Eastern Kentucky 84-81

J.J. Mann poured in a career-high 34 points and Craig Bradshaw added 21 as Belmont defeated Eastern Kentucky 84-81 Saturday night. The Bruins (16-7, 7-1 Ohio Valley) shot 52 percent from the field. Reece Chamberlain had 14 points and seven assists. Eastern Kentucky (14-7, 5-3) was led by Glenn Cosey with 22 points. Corey Walden chipped in 21 and Eric Stutz had 14 with 11 boards...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont scores last 9 points; tops Fairfield 62-53

J.J. Mann scored 15 points, including a key 3-pointer to break a tie at 53, as Belmont beat Fairfield 62-53 on Monday. Mann's game-changing basket started a 9-0 Belmont run to close out the game. Mann and Craig Bradshaw combined to make 4 of 4 free throws in the final minute. Reece Chamberlain had 13 points and Bradshaw added 12 points for Belmont (14-7). The Bruins defense held...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont gets a win over Tennessee State 79-65

J.J. Mann scored 17 points and Tennessee State could not overcome a lackluster first half in losing to the Bruins 79-65 on Saturday night. Craig Bradshaw poured in 14 points and Evan Bradds added 13. Reece Chamberlain and Drew Windler scored 12 and 11, respectively. Tennessee State (2-19, 1-6 Ohio Valley Conference) made just 7 of 22 from the field in the first half as Belmont...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont rolls past UT Martin 87-72

Craig Bradshaw scored 22 points and J.J. Mann added 19 to lead Belmont as it rolled past Tennessee-Martin 87-72 on Saturday, remaining unbeaten in conference play. Bradshaw went 5 of 5 from the line and sank 8 of 12 from the field to help the Bruins hit 62.8 percent overall. Evan Bradds came off the bench to score 18 points with five rebounds for the Bruins (12-6, 4-0 Ohio Valley...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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