Scores

Final

Jacksonville 78

(12-10, 8-2 A-Sun)

Belmont 85

(16-8, 8-2 A-Sun)

    8:00 PM ET, February 7, 2008

    Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    JAC 41 3778
    BEL 48 3785

    Top Performers

    Jacksonville: L. Colbert 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk

    Belmont: S. Dansby 28 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Belmont 85, Jacksonville 78

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Shane Dansby scored 28 points as Belmont beat Jacksonville 85-78 Thursday for first place in the Atlantic Sun.

    Belmont (16-8, 8-2) hit 16-of-19 free throws to tie Jacksonville (12-10, 8-2) for the conference lead.

    Belmont overcame the hot shooting of Jacksonville's Lehmon Colbert and Marcus Allen who had 24 points each. Colbert hit 10-of-16 from the floor and Allen 10-of-12, including all 3 of his 3-pointers.

    For Belmont, Matthew Dotson scored 12 points and Jordan Campbell had 10.

    Belmont led 48-41 at the half and was ahead the entire second half. Jacksonville got as close as 4, 66-62, with 8:30 left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JAC
    BEL
    Points 78 85
    FG Made-Attempted 31-61 (.508) 30-60 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-12 (.583) 16-19 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 10

    2007-08 Season

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