Belmont Downs Tennessee State 73-71 - Match Report
Belmont got 21 points from J.J. Mann en route to a 73-71 victory over Tennessee State on Thursday at Curb Event Center.
Belmont won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15.5-point spread.
Belmont got 19 points from Reece Chamberlain and another 10 points from Craig Bradshaw. Reece Chamberlain contributed 6 assists, while Evan Bradds cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Tennessee State got 23 points from Patrick Miller in a losing cause and another 19 points from Jay Harris. Patrick Miller contributed 4 assists for them, while M.J. Rhett had 19 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Belmont were victorious, as the score was 37-33 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee State as they grabbed 41 boards, while Belmont only had 27.