The Bruins (16-7, 7-1 Ohio Valley) shot 52 percent from the field. Reece Chamberlain had 14 points and seven assists.
Mann hit a late 3-pointer in the first half to give Belmont a 50-30 halftime advantage. A Chamberlain layup put the Bruins up 64-42 at the midway mark in the second half.
The Colonels stormed back within five after two free throws and a layup by Walden, but Chamberlain responded with a pair from the line and Bradshaw made a layup with 32 seconds left.
After a late free throw by Mann, Cosey hit a 3-pointer for the final margin.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
Tim Legler and Brad Daugherty analyze Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, the top two picks in the NBA draft, and agree that Simmons will have a more immediate impact.
Dickie V likes the idea of Oklahoma star Buddy Hield teaming up with Anthony Davis in New Orleans. What did he think of other teams' selections?
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