Belmont Rumors & News

  • Georgia 93, Belmont 84

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Yante Maten scored a career-high 33 points, 20 of them in the first half, to lead Georgia to a 93-84 win over Belmont in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Maten shot 14-for-17 from the field, including 3-for-3 on 3-pointers, and added 10..." March 16

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Clemson 73, Belmont 68

    ProSportsDaily "Damarcus Harrison and K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points apiece as the host Tigers outlasted the Bruins to advance to the NIT Final Four. Jordan Roper added 12 points as third-seeded Clemson (23-12) moves on to the NIT semifinals for the first time since 2007. Landry Nnoko contributed nine..." March 26

  • Belmont men warm up to NIT

    Tennessean "Belmont’s J.J. Mann has re-evaluated the Bruins’ postseason situation and concluded they aren’t in such a bad predicament after all. Prior to the start of the National Invitation Tournament, Mann and several teammates admitted to being discouraged about missing out on their fourth consecutive..." March 21

  • Eastern Kentucky 79, Belmont 73

    ProSportsDaily "Corey Walden scored 29 points as the Colonels upended the top-seeded Bruins to win the Ohio Valley Conference championship and reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. Walden shot 8-of-13 from the field while adding seven assists and two steals for Eastern Kentucky (24-9), which..." March 09

  • Hot-Shooting E. Kentucky Colonels Capture OVC Title & NCAA Tourney Bid "Eastern Kentucky defeated top-seeded Belmont, 79-73, to capture the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Saturday at Municipal Auditorium. The Colonels (24-9) won their seventh game in a row en route to a return trip to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. EKU used a..." March 09