NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Senior J.J. Mann scored 21 points to lead Belmont to an 87-83 victory over Lipscomb in a season opener Friday night.
The rivalry between two schools only three miles apart in Nashville produced a tight game, with the lead changing nine times.
New Lipscomb coach Casey Alexander was going against his old mentor in Belmont coach Rick Byrd. Alexander spent 16 years as Byrd's assistant at Belmont and was a standout player for the Bruins from 1992-95.
High school junior Zach Brown, a 7-footer from Miami, has rescinded his commitment to UConn, sources told ESPN.
Reserve center Akolda Manyang has been charged with felony aggravated assault after being accused of punching a man in the face without provocation.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz discusses the need for the Pac-12 putting in place rules on that would prohibit storming the court after a win.
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