Recap - Belmont Defeats Murray State 99-96
|Recap - Belmont Defeats Murray State 99-96|
Blake Jenkins went off for 25 points and added 3 rebounds leading Belmont over Murray State, 99-96, on Thursday at Curb Event Center.
Belmont won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread.
Belmont got 25 points from J.J. Mann and another 22 points from Craig Bradshaw. Craig Bradshaw contributed 6 assists, while Drew Windler cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Murray State got a 29-point performance from Cameron Payne, who was supported by 21 points from Jarvis Williams. Jeffery Moss had 6 assists in a losing cause for Murray State, while Jarvis Williams grabbed 13 rebounds.
Murray State had a 34-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.