NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Craig Bradshaw scored all 24 of his points in the second half and Belmont won its third straight game with an 80-66 victory over Morehead State on Thursday night.
Bradshaw missed all six of his shots in the first half but made 8 of 11 in the second half. Belmont shot 50 percent from the floor and made 24 of 30 free throws.
Belmont led 38-34 at halftime and Bradshaw immediately went to work to extend that lead, scoring seven points in a 12-7 spurt to put the Bruins up by nine. A dunk by Bradshaw with 8:57 left lengthened the lead to 64-54. The Bruins led by 15 with 2:59 left.
Brent Arrington led the Eagles with 21 points.
Reggie Witherspoon, who spent more than 13 seasons coaching at Buffalo, is returning to the city to coach Canisius College.
North Carolina Hall of Fame men's basketball coach Roy Williams is recovering from knee-replacement surgery.
Sparkling facilities are one thing, but Tim Miles needs to regain the momentum of Nebraska's 2014 run to the NCAAs if it is to play with the big boys.
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