Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 49

(7-3, 1-0 Sun Belt)

Belmont 64

(7-2, 3-0 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:00 PM ET, December 13, 2012

Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee

1 2 T
MTU 26 2349
BEL 30 3464

Top Performers

Middle Tennessee: J. Sulton 9 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Blk

Belmont: B. Jenkins 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

Belmont 64, Middle Tennessee 49

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kerron Johnson scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half to help Belmont pull away for a 64-49 victory over Middle Tennessee in a nonconference game Thursday night.

Ian Clark added 15 points for the Bruins (7-2), including a jumper and 3-point basket at the start of the second half that began a 16-3 run over the first 6:24 for a 46-29 lead.

A 3-pointer by Clark put Belmont ahead to stay, 25-24, with 4:11 left in the first half.

Belmont shot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) in the second half to 22.6 percent (7 of 31) for the Blue Raiders (7-3).

Belmont's Blake Jenkins blocked five Middle Tennessee shots and also scored 11 points.

JT Sulton scored eight of his team-high nine points in the first half for Middle Tennessee, which was coming off a 65-62 win over Mississippi last Saturday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTU
BEL
Points 49 64
FG Made-Attempted 18-63 (.286) 27-54 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 4-16 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 6-9 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 18

2012-13 Season

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