Scores

Final

Kennesaw State 60

(2-7, 0-1 A-Sun)

Belmont 87

(7-2, 2-0 A-Sun)

    8:15 PM ET, December 16, 2010

    Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    KENN 29 3160
    BEL 39 4887

    Top Performers

    Kennesaw State: K. McConnell 11 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast

    Belmont: S. Saunders 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

    Belmont 87, Kennesaw State 60

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Scott Saunders had 19 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots off the bench to lead Belmont to an 87-60 win over Kennesaw State on Thursday night.

    The Bruins (7-2, 2-0 Atlantic Sun Conference) led 39-29 at halftime and extended the lead to 45-29 with 18:41 left.

    The Owls used a 12-1 run to get to 46-41 with 15:50 to go. With Belmont leading 59-50, the Bruins went on a 15-0 spurt to put the game away.

    Belmont outrebounded the Owls 53-38, including 33-15 in the second half.

    Brandon Baker and Drew Hanlen added 11 points apiece for Belmont and J.J. Mann added 10.

    The Owls (2-7, 0-1), who have lost seven straight, were led by freshman Brandon Dawson with a career-high 12 points off the bench. Kelvin McConnell added 11 points.

    Belmont outshot Kennesaw State from the field 47.1 percent (32 of 68) to 33.3 percent (22 of 65). The Bruins hit 9 of 23 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENN
    BEL
    Points 60 87
    FG Made-Attempted 22-66 (.333) 32-68 (.471)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 14-26 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 27

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