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NCAA Game Summary - Belmont at Eastern Kentucky



(Thursday, January 16th)

Final Score: Eastern Kentucky 74, Belmont 63

Richmond, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Corey Walden finished with 18 points as the Eastern Kentucky Colonels downed the Belmont Bruins, 74-63, in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup at McBrayer Arena.

For the Colonels (12-6, 3-2 OVC), Glenn Cosey added 13 points, Tarius Johnson scored 12 points and Eric Stutz chipped in with 10.

Craig Bradshaw led all scorers with 22 points for the Bruins (12-7, 4-1), while Drew Windler tallied 12 points and J.J. Mann finished with 10.

EKU shot 56.5 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-12 from 3-point range, as the Colonels took a 32-31 lead into halftime. Belmont shot just 38.5 percent in the first period including a 5-of-16 clip from beyond the arc, but outscored the Colonels 7-1 at the free-throw line to stay close.

After intermission, the Colonels shot 48.3 percent from the field and held the Bruins to 36.4 percent efficiency. Both squads hit on 4-of-14 from 3-point range in the second stanza. With the scored knotted at 48-48 midway through the second half, the Colonels went on a 15-1 run to take control of the contest and handed Belmont its first conference loss of the season.

EKU dominated the scoring down low, outscoring Belmont in the paint, 38-16. The Bruins did outrebound the Colonels, 37-24, and converted 14 offensive rebounds into 15 second chance points.

01/16 22:38:42 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
2nd
EDM 1
CAR 1
 
8th
SFG 2
KAN 3
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
 
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
4th
UTA 77
PHO 77
 
2nd
LAL 39
SAC 42
 
1st
GSW 16
DEN 10
 
1st
LAC 18
POR 25
 
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
 
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
 
Half
BSU 41
BYU 16
 
1st
CAL 14
OREG 14
 
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
2nd Intermission
COL 3
VAN 2
 
2nd
EDM 1
CAR 1
 
1st Intermission
ANA 2
CLB 1