Scores

Final

Belmont 85

(17-4, 8-0 OVC)

E Kentucky 74

(16-5, 6-2 OVC)

7:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

1 2 T
BEL 42 4385
EKY 31 4374

Top Performers

Belmont: J. Mann 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

Eastern Kentucky: C. Walden 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Belmont 85, E. Kentucky 74

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Ky. -- Ian Clark scored 21 points as Belmont shot a blistering 67.4 percent, including 73.3 percent from beyond the arc, to defeat Eastern Kentucky 85-74 Saturday night and remain undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play.

Despite the Bruins' efficiency, hitting 31 of 46 field goals and 11 of 15 from beyond the arc, they saw the Colonels rally from a 15-point deficit to get to 75-71 with 2:54 left.

Kerron Johnson answered with an end-of-shot-clock 3-pointer, Clark added a layup and J.J. Mann hit 3 of 4 free throws to send Eastern Kentucky to its first home loss of the season. Mann finished with 18 points and Johnson 16.

Belmont (17-4, 8-0) used a 13-0 spurt and 16-of-23 shooting -- including 7 of 8 from long range -- to lead 42-31 at the break.

Corey Walden scored 24 point to lead Eastern Kentucky (16-5, 6-2), which made 11 of 21 3-pointers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BEL
EKY
Points 85 74
FG Made-Attempted 31-46 (.674) 22-44 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 11-21 (.524)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 19-25 (.760)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 3

2012-13 Season

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