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NCAA Game Summary - Austin Peay at Belmont



(Saturday, February 8th)

Final Score: Belmont 93, Austin Peay 68

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - J.J. Mann scored 28 points, 22 of which came in the first half, to lead the Belmont Bruins to an easy 93-68 victory over the Austin Peay Governors in an Ohio Valley Conference battle at the Curb Event Center.

Five players scored in double figures for the Bruins (19-8, 10-2 OVC), including Reece Chamberlain (13), Evan Bradds (12), Blake Jenkins (11) and Craig Bradshaw (10). Chamberlain also dished out 10 assists and went without a turnover.

Chris Horton posted a double-double for the Governors (10-13, 4-5) with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Will Triggs finished with 17 points, Ed Dyson added 16 points and Travis Betran chipped in with 10.

Both squads shot well to open the contest. Belmont connected on 57.1 percent of its field goal tries in the first half, including 7-of-17 from 3-point range. Austin Peay was close behind, making 56 percent of its shots from the field and 2-of-6 from deep. The Bruins took a 53-44 lead into intermission.

After the Governors got as close as five in the opening minutes of the second half, the Bruins separated themselves with a 23-5 run that put the game out of reach for the visitors, as Belmont coasted the rest of the way for the win.

The Bruins dominated the perimeter, outscoring the Governors 39-9 from 3-point distance. Belmont had the edge down low as well, finishing with a 38-28 advantage in points in the paint.

02/08 20:13:36 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
Final
PIT 2
CIN 5
Final
CLE 5
KAN 3
Final
WAS 5
ANA 4
Final
TOR 8
BAL 10
Final
DET 4
CWS 6
Final
TAM 4
MIN 6
Final
BOS 5
NYY 1
Final
NYM 3
STL 2
Final
MIL 5
SDP 2
Final
LOS 5
PHI 2
12:05pm Today
CLE
KAN
 
12:35pm Today
PIT
CIN
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CWS
 
1:10pm Today
TAM
MIN
 
1:10pm Today
NYM
STL
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
ARI
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
SDP
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BAL
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
NYY
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
Final
SAN 92
DAL 113
Final
HOU 105
POR 112
7:00pm Tonight
ATL
IND
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
OKC
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
Final
CLB 4
PIT 3
Final
DAL 4
ANA 2
Final
CHI 4
STL 3
8:00pm Tonight
DET
BOS
9:30pm Tonight
MIN
COL
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
SJS
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR