Red Flag Warning expires at 6:00 PM on 4/19, issued at 1:49 PM Athol, KY | Beattyville, KY | Bethany, KY | Campton, KY

Belmont 64
Moreheadst 63
Date of game: 1/24/2013

Recap: Morehead State vs. Belmont

Morehead, KY (Sports Network) - J.J. Mann scored 11 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, as the Belmont Bruins overcame a double-digit halftime deficit to defeat the Morehead State Eagles, 64-63, in Ohio Valley Conference action at Johnson Arena.

Ian Clark led all scorers with 20 points on 7-of-10 from the field for Belmont (16-4, 7-0 OVC), which has won seven straight since league play opened earlier this month.

For Morehead State (10-11, 4-3), Bakari Turner netted 16 points, while Chad Posthumus tallied a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Milton Chavis (12 points) and Angelo Warner (11 points) were also impressive for the Eagles.

Morehead State opened up a 36-25 lead at the half behind 50 percent field goal shooting. Belmont shot only 35 percent in the opening 20 minutes, including 1- of-9 from 3-point range.

The Bruins climbed all the way back to tie the contest at 61-61 with 2:02 remaining. The Eagles retook the lead on their next possession on a Posthumus bucket, setting up the game-winning trey by Mann with 1:13 to play. Morehead State missed both of its field goal attempts in the final minute as Belmont held on.

Morehead State held a firm advantage on the boards, 36-21, but it also committed a game-high 20 turnovers.

Game Notes

Solid Blue News
Willis Out 3-4 Months, UK Ailing @ CB
Stoops and company looking for depth at thin position. Video Video

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.