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Ohio Valley Tournament - Murray State Falls 70-68 Against Belmont - Game Recap

J.J. Mann scored 18 points leading Belmont to a 70-68 victory over Murray State at Municipal Auditorium on Saturday.

Belmont won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread.

Belmont got 14 points from Trevor Noack and another 12 points from Kerron Johnson. Kerron Johnson contributed 6 assists, while J.J. Mann cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Murray State got 23 points from Stacy Wilson in a losing cause and another 22 points from Isaiah Canaan. Isaiah Canaan contributed 10 assists for them, while Isaiah Canaan had 9 rebounds.

Belmont hit the break leading 22-21 before taking care of business in the second half.

Murray State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-23.