NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ian Clark hit seven 3s and finished with 30 points to help Belmont blowout Lipscomb 100-66 Tuesday night in a nonconference matchup.
Trailing 18-10 with 13:19 remaining in the first half, Belmont outscored Lipscomb 35-17 the rest of the period.
Clark scored 17 points in the first half, going 5 for 9 from downtown. The Bruins hit 10 3-pointers in the first half to take a 45-35 advantage into halftime.
The Bruins scored 55 points in the second half to run away with the victory.
Lipscomb (3-4) got within nine points in the second half, 57-48 with 13:50 left to play, but Belmont answered with a 43-18 run to close out the game.
Khion Sankey led Lipscomb with 15 points.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
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