Belmont Downs Morehead State 64-63 - Match Report
Belmont earned a 64-63 victory over Morehead State on Thursday, getting 20 points from Ian Clark at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Belmont won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.
Belmont got 11 points from J.J. Mann and another 9 points from Kerron Johnson. J.J. Mann contributed 5 assists, while Kerron Johnson cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Morehead State got 16 points from Bakari Turner in a losing cause and another 12 points from Milton Chavis. Drew Kelly contributed 3 assists for them, while Chad Posthumus had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Morehead State were victorious, as the score was 36-25 at the break.
Morehead State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-21.