Belmont combined to make 17 3-pointers after shooting 65.4 percent behind the arc, and made 38 of 60 (63.3 percent) from the floor. The Bruins (11-6, 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference) also finished with 19 points off turnovers, compared to Southeast Missouri's four points.
The Redhawks scored the first basket of the game, but Belmont quickly pushed ahead and stayed in control of the lead for the rest of the matchup.
Jarekious Bradley scored 27 points to lead the Redhawks, and Josh Langford followed close behind with 22 points on perfect 10-of-10 shooting. Southeast Missouri (8-8, 0-3) could not match Belmont's high-percentage shooting and combined to shoot 57.6 percent from the floor and 43.5 percent from distance (10 of 23).
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
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