Windler carries Belmont past Tennessee Tech 93-65
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler had 21 points as Belmont extended its winning streak to nine games, romping past Tennessee Tech 93-65 on Saturday night.
Kevin McClain had 16 points for Belmont (21-4, 12-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Nick Hopkins added 11 points. Seth Adelsperger had 10 points for the visitors.
Belmont rolls past UTM, into first-place OVC tie
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin McClain and Dylan Windler each scored 23 points and Belmont defeated UT Martin 82-67 on Saturday night.
The Bruins (17-4, 8-2) won their fifth straight and are in a first-place tie in the Ohio Valley Conference after Austin Peay (8-2) beat Jacksonville State (8-2) earlier Saturday.
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.
Burnell’s 30 pts leads Jacksonville St past Belmont in OT
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell scored a career-high 30 points — including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime — and Jacksonville State used the extra session to pull away from Belmont for a 91-80 win Thursday night.
Burnell also grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Gamecocks (13-5, 5-0 Ohio Valley Conference) outscored Belmont 16-5 in overtime. Jacksonville State now has won six straight and 13 of its last 15, the best 15-game stretch since they joined Division I.
Belmont uses 30-3 run to seal Trevecca Nazarene’s fate
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Hopkins and Nick Muszynski each scored 16 points and Belmont earned a 104-50 win against Trevecca Nazarene on Tuesday night.
Belmont closed the first half on a 30-3 run and led 53-20 at halftime. The Bruins held the Trojans without a field goal for a 10-minute stretch from the end of the first half into the second half.
McClain, Windler help Belmont run streak to 8 83-73
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kevin McClain scored 25 points, Dylan Windler had a double-double and Belmont defeated Morehead State 83-73 on Saturday for its eighth straight victory.
Windler had 13 points and 14 rebounds, which matched his career high, for the Bruins (19-6, 11-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Tyler Hadden added 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting, and Mack Mercer and Nick Hopkins added 12 and 10 points, respectively, off the bench.
Luke scores 25, McClain 21 in Belmont’s 83-72 victory
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Luke made four 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Kevin McClain added 21 in leading Belmont to an 83-72 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Saturday to remain atop the Ohio Valley Conference.
Belmont beats Austin Peay 83-59 on Windler’s career night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler set career highs with 31 points and seven 3-pointers, and Belmont ran away in the second half to beat Austin Peay 83-59 on Saturday for its 10th win in 11 games.
Kevin McClain and Nick Hopkins scored 12 points apiece and Amanze Egekeze added 11 for the Bruins (15-6, 7-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who shot 14 of 28 from 3 (50 percent) and 31 of 55 overall (56.4 percent). Windler grabbed eight rebounds and had five assists.
Belmont rallies past Murray State, 79-72, claims 1st in OVC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Luke and Dylan Windler each scored 21 points and Belmont used 14 3s to pull away from Murray State in the second half of their Ohio Valley Conference battle Thursday night to claim sole possession of first place.
The Bruins, Racers and Austin Peay were all tied at 5-1 atop the conference going into Thursday's action. The Governors lost to Tennessee State.
Egekeze has perfect night, Belmont wins OVC opener
CAPE BIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Amanze Egekeze had a perfect night shooting to total 21 points as Belmont scored 47 points in each half to roll over Southeast Missouri State 94-72 in the Ohio Valley Conference opener on Thursday night.
Egekeze scores 32, Belmont pulls away from Milwaukee 82-63
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amanze Egekeze hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 32 points, 19 in the second half, and Belmont pulled away for an 82-63 win over Milwaukee on Wednesday night.
Dylan Windler had 13 of his 17 points in the second half for the Bruins (6-5), who led 32-26 at the half. Windler and Egekeze both had 11 rebounds. Nick Hopkins hit four 3s for 12 points as Belmont went 14 of 33 behind the line.