Ohio Valley Conference Tournament - Recap - Belmont Defeats Morehead State 86-63
The battle between Belmont and Morehead State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Morehead State was handed an 86-63 defeat on Friday at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.
Belmont won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites.
Belmont got 16 points from J.J. Mann and another 13 points from Blake Jenkins. Reece Chamberlain contributed 8 assists, while Blake Jenkins cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Morehead State got 15 points from Angelo Warner in a losing cause and another 15 points from Brent Arrington. Angelo Warner contributed 3 assists for them, while Chad Posthumus had 8 rebounds.
Belmont hit the break leading 35-25 before taking care of business in the second half.
Belmont won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.