Scores

Final

Belmont 76

(17-7, 8-1 OVC)

Morehead State 73

(14-9, 5-3 OVC)

9:00 PM ET, January 29, 2014

Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky

1 2 T
BEL 29 4776
MORE 35 3873

Top Performers

Belmont: J. Mann 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

Morehead State: D. Kelly 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

Belmont scores final 10; beat Morehead St. 76-73

Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- J.J. Mann scored 22 points, including a layup with 12 seconds to play, as Belmont scored the final 10 points of the game to beat Morehead State 76-73 Wednesday night.

Morehead State (14-9, 5-3 Ohio Valley) took a 69-62 lead on a Luka Pajkovic layup with 3:55 remaining. Mann hit a 3 before Drew Kelly hit two free throws to push the Eagles' lead back to six about 1 1/2 minutes later.

Then Morehead State's wheels fell off.

The Eagles made just 2 of 6 free throws and committed five of their 17 turnovers in the final 1:36 as Belmont (17-7, 8-1) closed the game on a 10-0 run, including five points from Mann.

Reece Chamberlain scored 14 points for the Bruins. Craig Bradshaw added 12 and Evan Bradds 10.

Kelly led Morehead State with 23 points. Billy Reader added 14 points and eight rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BEL
MORE
Points 76 73
FG Made-Attempted 23-50 (.460) 25-53 (.472)
3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 9-21 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 23-33 (.697) 14-24 (.583)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 27 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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Jan 23, 2014 @BEL 80, MORE 66Recap
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