Jacksonville State vs Belmont Wrap - Belmont Wins 78-71
Belmont got 26 points from Kerron Johnson en route to a 78-71 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday at Curb Event Center.
Bettors who backed Belmont were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 15.5.
Blake Jenkins had 14 points for Belmont and Ian Clark chipped in with 13 points. Kerron Johnson had 5 assists for them, while J.J. Mann was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
Jacksonville State got 19 points from Tarvin Gaines in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ronnie Boggs. Brian Williams contributed 2 assists for them, while Nick Cook had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Belmont were victorious, as the score was 38-31 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Jacksonville State as they grabbed 27 boards, while Belmont only had 26.