Jacksonville State vs Belmont Wrap - Belmont Wins 78-67
Belmont grabbed a 78-67 win over Jacksonville State on Thursday, behind an 18-point effort from Craig Bradshaw at Curb Event Center.
Belmont did not, however, defeat Jacksonville State against the spread, which closed at 13.5 at most sportsbooks.
Belmont got 16 points from J.J. Mann and another 12 points from Blake Jenkins. Blake Jenkins contributed 6 assists, while Blake Jenkins cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Jacksonville State got 15 points from Darion Rackley in a losing cause and another 10 points from Nick Cook. Darion Rackley contributed 4 assists for them, while Jamal Hunter had 6 rebounds.
Belmont trailed at halftime, 37-35.
The rebound battle favored Jacksonville State as they grabbed 30 boards, while Belmont only had 25.