NCAA Basketball

Belmont Bruins (20-12)


Thu. 2/18 Sat. 2/20 Sun. 2/28 Fri. 3/4 Wed. 3/16
@ EastKy 
W 86-78
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vs. TnTech 
W 95-86
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@ TennSt 
L 72-87
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vs. APSU 
L 96-97
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@ UGa 
L 84-93
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Maten's career-high 33 points push Georgia by Belmont 93-84

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Yante Maten scored a career-high 33 points and Charles Mann added 23 points to help Georgia beat Belmont 93-84 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night.

The Bulldogs (20-13) have won six of their last seven and will visit Saint Mary's on Sunday.

Belmont pulled as close as two on Craig Bradshaw's two free throws late in the second half and trailed by three on Taylor Barnette's 3 with 3:38 remaining.

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Leaders
Points: E. Bradds17.6
Rebounds: E. Bradds9.2
Assists: A. Luke6.3
FG%: E. Bradds71.4%
FT%: C. Bradshaw73.7%
3P%: C. Bradshaw37.0%
Steals: C. Bradshaw1.3
Blocks: M. Mercer0.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Ohio Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East
Belmont 12-4 20-12
Tennessee State 11-5 20-11
Morehead State 11-5 23-14
Tennessee Tech 11-5 19-12
Eastern Kentucky 6-10 15-16
Jacksonville State 4-12 8-23
West
UT Martin 10-6 20-15
Murray State 10-6 17-14
Eastern Illinois 9-7 13-17
Austin Peay 7-9 18-18
SIUE 3-13 6-22
Southeast Missouri State 2-14 5-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 82.4 (12)
Rebounds: 8.5 (323)
Assists: 17.0 (10)
FG%: 49.5% (5)
FT%: 72.5% (72)
3P%: 36.3% (97)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 78.4 (314)
Rebounds: 26.0 (113)
Assists: 13.1 (174)
FG%: 44.1% (210)
FT%: 72.1% (287)
3P%: 35.2% (219)
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