Belmont vs Morehead State Final: 76-73 - Recap
|Belmont vs Morehead State Final: 76-73 - Recap|
Belmont earned a 76-73 victory over Morehead State on Wednesday, getting 22 points from J.J. Mann at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Belmont was a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Reece Chamberlain had 14 points for Belmont and Craig Bradshaw chipped in with 12 points. Reece Chamberlain had 4 assists for them, while Evan Bradds was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Morehead State got a 23-point performance from Drew Kelly, who was supported by 14 points from Billy Reader. Greg Dotson had 5 assists in a losing cause for Morehead State, while Billy Reader grabbed 8 rebounds.
Belmont hit the break trailing 35-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Morehead State as they grabbed 39 boards, while Belmont only had 26.