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).
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.
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