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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 AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Consider the Phoenix

Anxiety is a terrible feeling. You’re so nervous about something in the near future that time is warped. Sometimes things are going so quickly and you’re not ready for whatever’s about to happen. Sometimes you just want to get things over with, but time is moving too slowly. And the worst part? You’re past the point of having any influence over the outcome. You’ve done...
Via The Sports Post
March 13, 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

An Ohio Valley Upset Creates a Not-So-Great Debate For Murray State

The first automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament was handed out on Saturday night in Nashville, Tennessee. The way in which the Belmont Bruins earned their way into the field of 68 could not have been more dramatic. Belmont and its opponent, the Murray State Racers, basically traded basketball haymakers for 40 minutes. The two teams either tossed in one outrageously long three...
Via Bloguin Best
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

An Ohio Valley Upset Creates a Not-So-Great Debate For Murray State

The first automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament was handed out on Saturday night in Nashville, Tennessee. The way in which the Belmont Bruins earned their way into the field of 68 could not have been more dramatic. Belmont and its opponent, the Murray State Racers, basically traded basketball haymakers for 40 minutes. The two teams either tossed in one outrageously long three...
Via The Student Section
March 07, 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 AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Belmont upsets No. 25 Murray State 88-87 in OVC final

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 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. The Bruins (22-10) improved to 7-1 in conference tournament finals - all in the past decade. They knocked off defending tournament...
Via AP on Fox
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: https://t.co/2l6TXheBqu — OHB (@ohholybutt) March 8, 2015 That beautiful...
Via Bloguin Best
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: https://t.co/2l6TXheBqu — OHB (@ohholybutt) March 8, 2015 That beautiful...
Via The Student Section
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradshaw has 23; Belmont races past Tennessee St. 88-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw hit 6 of 11 from long range and totaled 23 points as Belmont ran past Tennessee State 88-62 on Saturday. Belmont (19-10, 11-5), which has won four straight games, leads the Ohio Valley Conference East standings going into the conference tournament set to begin March 4. Taylor Barnette was also sharp from beyond the arc, making 4 of 8 as Belmont...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Belmont beats Tennessee Tech 88-82

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw scored 17 points and Evan Bradds had 16 points with nine rebounds as Belmont beat Tennessee Tech 88-82 on Saturday night. Reese Chamberlain, Taylor Barnette and Nick Smith added 14 points apiece for the Bruins (17-10, 9-5 Ohio Valley Conference). Bradshaw sank a 3-pointer early in the first half to help Belmont to a 15-6 start and the Bruins...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Belmont rallies past Eastern Kentucky 66-61

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Belmont to a 68-61 win over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night. Taylor Barnette added 11 points and Caleb Chowbay 10 for the Bruins (17-10, 9-5 Ohio Valley), who trailed 35-29 at the half. Belmont hit 6 of its 11 3-pointers and went 11 of 14 from the line in the second half to rally past the Colonels...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 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...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont takes down Lipscomb 87-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Bradshaw scored 22 points and had eight assists to help Belmont beat Lipscomb 87-62 on Monday night. Taylor Barnette made five 3-pointers and finished with 17 for Belmont (1-1). Nick Smith had 13, and Evan Bradds scored nine and had nine rebounds. The Bruins made 33 of 57 shots (57.9 percent), including 16 of 33 from behind the arc. Bradshaw and Smith...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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