Scores

Final

Belmont 83

(11-4, 2-0 OVC)

Tenn Tech 52

(6-9, 0-3 OVC)

8:45 PM ET, January 5, 2013

Hooper Eblen Arena, Cookeville, Tennessee

1 2 T
BEL 51 3283
TNTC 24 2852

Top Performers

Belmont: I. Clark 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

Tennessee Tech: J. Dillard 21 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Belmont 83, Tennessee Tech 52

Associated Press

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- J.J. Mann had a career-high 21 points and Belmont bowled over Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee Tech 83-52 Saturday night.

Mann was 7-of-12 shooting and 5 of 6 from 3-point range. Ian Clark also hit five 3-pointers in eight attempts and finished with 19 points. Kerron Johnson had eight points and 10 assists for the Bruins (11-4, 2-0).

Jud Dillard paced Tennessee Tech (6-9, 0-3) with 21 points and 13 rebounds for his fifth double-double this year.

Belmont opened with a 26-3 advantage through the game's first 10 minutes. Mann scored eight points and hit two treys during that span, with Clark capping the run with his second 3-point make with 10:31 left.

The Golden Eagles made 33.3 percent (17 of 51) of their shots, including just 5 of 23 from 3-point range, compared to Belmont's 56.1-percent clip (32 of 57) from the field and 13-of-25 3-point shooting.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BEL
TNTC
Points 83 52
FG Made-Attempted 32-57 (.561) 17-51 (.333)
3P Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 5-23 (.217)
FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 13-20 (.650)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 40 0

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 5, 2013 BEL 83, @TNTC 52Recap
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