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Belmont Bruins (22-11)


Sat. 2/28 Thu. 3/5 Fri. 3/6 Sat. 3/7 Fri. 3/20
vs. TennSt 
W 88-62
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vs. EastIl 
W 97-64
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@ EastKy 
W 53-52
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@ Murray 
W 88-87
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@ UVa 
L 67-79
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Virginia survives opening-round scare, beats Belmont 79-67

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) It wasn't until 27 seconds remained in the game that Virginia coach Tony Bennett looked up at the scoreboard and breathed a sigh of relief.

The Cavaliers seem rather determined to use the NCAA Tournament to put a tinge of gray in their sixth-year head coach's smooth black hair.

Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 points, Justin Anderson re-emerged as a scoring threat and second-seeded Virginia survived another opening-round scare, defeating 15th-seeded Belmont 79-67 on Friday in the round of 64.

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Leaders
Points: C. Bradshaw18.3
Rebounds: E. Bradds7.2
Assists: R. Chamberlain6.0
FG%: E. Bradds68.8%
FT%: E. Bradds64.8%
3P%: C. Bradshaw42.3%
Steals: R. Chamberlain1.7
Blocks: A. Egekeze0.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin35-3
4 Duke32-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-2
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin35-3
4 Arizona34-4
5 Duke32-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-2
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 UNI31-4
10 Iowa State25-9
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Ohio Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East
Belmont 11-5 22-11
Eastern Kentucky 11-5 21-12
Morehead State 10-6 17-17
Jacksonville State 5-11 12-19
Tennessee Tech 4-12 12-18
Tennessee State 2-14 5-26
West
Murray State 16-0 29-6
UT Martin 10-6 21-12
Eastern Illinois 9-7 18-15
SIUE 8-8 12-16
Southeast Missouri State 7-9 13-17
Austin Peay 3-13 8-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.2 (32)
Rebounds: 9.3 (279)
Assists: 15.3 (26)
FG%: 47.6% (22)
FT%: 69.2% (172)
3P%: 38.0% (46)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.6 (282)
Rebounds: 23.8 (157)
Assists: 13.1 (244)
FG%: 45.2% (292)
FT%: 71.2% (282)
3P%: 34.4% (188)
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