Murray State faces Belmont in OVC finals
Murray State (26-4, 17-2) vs. Belmont (26-4, 17-2)
Ohio Valley Conference Tourney Championship, Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dylan Windler had 32 points and 21 rebounds as Belmont beat Austin Peay 83-67 in the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney semifinals on Friday night.
Muszynski leads balanced Belmont to 11th straight win, 97-75
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Muszynski scored 19 points on 7 of 11 shooting, leading six players into double-digit scoring as Belmont walloped SIU-Edwardsville 97-75 Saturday night for its 11th...
Rick Byrd wins 800th career game; Belmont beats E. Illinois
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rick Byrd won his 800th career game as Belmont rolled past Eastern Illinois 99-58 on Thursday night.
Byrd joined Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Syracuse's Jim Boeheim, North...
Windler scores 31 to lead Belmont past Tennessee St. 77-66
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler had 31 points and 13 rebounds as Belmont stretched its winning streak to eight games, beating Tennessee State 77-66 on Thursday night.
Windler shot 11 for 14 from the field.
Grayson Murphy had 15 points and seven rebounds for Belmont (20-4, 11-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Kevin McClain added 11 points.
Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey had 19 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (8-17, 5-8). Michael Littlejohn added 16 points. Emmanuel Egbuta had 10 points.
Windler scores 41 to lead Belmont over Morehead St. 96-86
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Dylan Windler had a career-high 41 points plus 12 rebounds as Belmont won its seventh consecutive game, getting past Morehead State 96-86 on Saturday.
Windler made 9 of 11 foul shots.
Nick Muszynski had 13 points, four assists and three blocks for Belmont (19-4, 10-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Grayson Murphy added 13 points. Kevin McClain had 13 points for the visiting team.
Windler scores 33, Belmont rallies to beat Austin Peay 96-92
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler scored 22 of his 33 points in the second half and grabbed 12 rebounds on Saturday as Belmont rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Austin Peay 96-92.
Starting with a layup at the 11:41 mark, Windler scored 20 straight Belmont points — the final seven points opening a 14-0 run in which the Bruins (15-4, 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference) took an 83-79 lead and never trailed again.
Windler leads Belmont over Nashville rival Tennessee State
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler scored 25 points with a career-tying seven 3-pointers and Belmont defeated Tennessee Tech 92-74 on Saturday night.
The game between the crosstown rivals matched TSU first-year coach Brian "Penny" Collins against his former head coach, Rick Byrd, for the first time. Collins was a point guard at Belmont from 2002-06, helping lead the Bruins to their first NCAA appearance in his senior year.
McClain leads Belmont past Eastern Kentucky 109-93
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin McClain scored a career-high 28 points and added six assists as Belmont defeated Eastern Kentucky 109-93 on Saturday.
The 109 points were a school record for a regulation game in the program's NCAA Division I era. The Bruins' 64 first-half points tied their best effort in a half at the Curb Event Center.
Windler, Murphy each score 20; Belmont beats WKU 80-74
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler had his fifth double-double of the season and freshman Grayson Murphy scored 20 points as Belmont nearly blew a 19-point second-half lead before holding on for an 80-74 win over Western Kentucky on Wednesday night.
Belmont edges Lipscomb 76-74 on Hollander’s late jumper
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Caleb Hollander made a 15-foot jumper with four seconds left to give Belmont a 76-74 victory over Lipscomb on Tuesday night.
Following Hollander's shot, Lipscomb drove the length of the floor and got to the basket, but Belmont deflected the ball out of bounds with 0.8 seconds remaining. After a timeout from both sides, Nathan Moran's 3-point attempt rimmed out at the buzzer.
Hollander scores 21 in Belmont’s 87-83 win over Lipscomb
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Freshman Caleb Hollander tossed in 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the floor and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Belmont hold off Lipscomb 87-83 on Thursday night.
Windler, Belmont rally to beat Middle Tennessee 92-73
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler had 34 points and 11 rebounds to help Belmont overcome a 10-point deficit and beat Middle Tennessee 92-73 on Monday night.
Freshman Nick Muszynski scored 18 and Grayson Murphy — a redshirt freshman — added 15 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and five steals for Belmont (2-0). Windler and Muszynski combined for 35 of Belmont's 65 shot attempts.
Belmont wins season opener, beats Illinois State 100-89
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Caleb Hollander scored 21 points, Dylan Windler added 20 and Belmont rolled in its season opener with a 100-89 victory over Illinois State on Saturday night.
Hollander, a 6-8 freshman forward from Nashville, was 8 of 15 from the floor with four 3-pointers. Windler, the preseason Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year, was 7-of-13 shooting. Nick Muszynski added 18 points and Kevin McClain 14 for Belmont. Grayson Murphy had 13 points and 10 assists.