Scores

Final

Jacksonville 62

(8-22, 6-12 A-Sun)

Belmont 76

(25-7, 16-2 A-Sun)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    2:30 PM ET, February 29, 2012

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    JAC 30 3262
    BEL 39 3776

    Top Performers

    Jacksonville: G. Powell 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Blk

    Belmont: K. Johnson 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Belmont 76, Jacksonville 62

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Kerron Johnson scored 19 points Wednesday as Belmont beat Jacksonville 76-62 in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

    The top-seeded Bruins (25-7), the defending tournament champions, used an 18-3 first-half run to take control after No. 8 seed Jacksonville held a 19-18 lead early. Belmont led 39-30 at halftime.

    The Bruins, who won their 12th in a row, also got 18 points from Scott Saunders and 13 from Mick Hedgepeth.

    Jacksonville (8-22) was led by Aloys Cabell, who had 17 points, while Glenn Powell had 12.

    The Bruins shot 39.7 percent from the floor, hitting 23 of 58 shots, and they made 6 of 17 attempts from 3-point range. Belmont had a big advantage at the free throw line, hitting 24 of 31. The Dolphins had 13 attempts at the foul line, hitting 9.

    The Bruins also had a 46-28 rebounding edge, including 15 offensive rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JAC
    BEL
    Points 62 76
    FG Made-Attempted 24-59 (.407) 23-58 (.397)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 24-31 (.774)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 16

    2011-12 Season

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