Scores

Final

Tenn St 71

(3-24, 2-11 OVC)

Belmont 73

(20-8, 11-2 OVC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    9:00 PM ET, February 13, 2014

    Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    TNST 33 3871
    BEL 37 3673

    Top Performers

    Tennessee State: M. Rhett 10 Pts, 19 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Belmont: R. Chamberlain 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Belmont edges Tennessee State 73-71

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Reece Chamberlain scored a career-high 19 points and tied a career-best with six assists as Belmont avoided an upset with a 73-71 victory over Tennessee State Thursday night.

    An 11-3 run pulled Tennessee State within two points, 67-65 with 2:46 to play. Chamberlain scored four points and J.J. Mann added two in the closing minutes to seal it for the Bruins.

    Belmont (20-8, 11-2 Ohio Valley) has a two-game lead over Morehead State for the top spot in the East Division. Tennessee State (3-24, 2-11) remains in sixth place, nine games back of the Bruins.

    Chamberlain was 7 of 10 from the field. Mann finished with 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting. Craig Bradshaw added 10 points and four assists.

    Patrick Miller scored 23 points and Jay Harris 19 to lead Tennessee State. M.J. Rhett added 10 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNST
    BEL
    Points 71 73
    FG Made-Attempted 25-59 (.424) 27-58 (.466)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 8-23 (.348)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-19 (.842) 11-16 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 18, 2014 BEL 79, @TNST 65Recap
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