Ohio Valley Conference Tournament - Belmont Falls 79-73 Against Eastern Kentucky - Game Recap

Ohio Valley Conference Tournament - Belmont Falls 79-73 Against Eastern Kentucky - Game Recap

Corey Walden went off for 29 points and added 5 rebounds leading Eastern Kentucky over Belmont, 79-73, on Saturday at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.

Eastern Kentucky was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as an underdog.

Eastern Kentucky got 23 points from Glenn Cosey and another 15 points from Tarius Johnson. Corey Walden contributed 7 assists, while Tarius Johnson cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Belmont got 18 points from J.J. Mann in a losing cause and another 14 points from Drew Windler. Reece Chamberlain contributed 7 assists for them, while Evan Bradds had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Eastern Kentucky were victorious, as the score was 36-28 at the break.

Belmont won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 27-26.