Scores

Final 2OT

Middle Tennessee 87

(4-5, 1-3 away)

Belmont 88

(6-2, 1-0 A-Sun)

    8:15 PM ET, December 7, 2010

    Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 OT 2OT T
    MTU 32 38 10 787
    BEL 38 32 10 888

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: J. Sulton 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Belmont: J. Campbell 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Belmont 88, Middle Tennessee 87

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jordan Campbell scored a career-high 24 points on eight 3-pointers and Belmont defeated Middle Tennessee 88-87 in double overtime Tuesday night.

    Ian Clark added 15 points and Mick Hedgepeth had 10 for the Bruins (6-2), who have scored at least 85 points in each of their past four games.

    Tied 80-80 at the end of the first overtime, Hedgepeth hit two straight baskets as the Bruins bolted to an 86-80 lead with 2:25 remaining. Jason Jones hit two free throws for Middle Tennessee to cut the lead to 86-84 with 1:38 to play. But the Bruins answered with two free throws by Jon House with 5 seconds left to put the game out of reach at 88-84. The Blue Raiders hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the final margin.

    Jones, J.T. Sulton and James Washington each scored 19 points for the Blue Raiders (4-5).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    BEL
    Points 87 88
    FG Made-Attempted 29-64 (.453) 21-61 (.344)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 12-29 (.414)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-33 (.727) 34-43 (.791)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 32 (0/0) 29 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 12

    2010-11 Season

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