VIDEO: Bruin Blitz March 18-25

VIDEO: Bruin Blitz March 18-25

Basketball season came to a close for Belmont after the team lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Also, the tennis teams began the conference season, while Belmont baseball and softball continued conference play. Not included in Episode: Because we don’t shoot on the day we post, sometimes […]

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Late chances slip away for MBB against Virginia

Late chances slip away for MBB against Virginia

Photos: Andrew Hunt CHARLOTTE, N.C.- No one expected the Belmont men’s basketball team to be in the position it was in, let alone make it to the NCAA tournament to face the University of Virginia in the East region. Yet with four minutes to play, here were the No. 15 […]

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Bruins look past underdog mentality, prep for Virginia

Bruins look past underdog mentality, prep for Virginia

Photos: Andrew Hunt   CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Being the underdog in the NCAA tournament isn’t something unexpected or new for the Belmont men’s basketball team. But what may be surprising is how little the team talks about it. Or at least, that’s what Belmont coach Rick Byrd had to say the […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Katelin Bundy

Meet the new Bruin: Katelin Bundy

An avid reader and lover of outdoors, Katelin Bundy is an exercise science major from Lexington, Ky. Her favorite restaurant is Macaroni Grill. As for desserts, “ice cream is the bomb,” said Bundy. She enjoys basketball because of the excitement felt during the game, as well as the deep bond […]

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VIDEO: Bruin Blitz March 4-17

VIDEO: Bruin Blitz March 4-17

While students were away on Spring Break, the Bruins were working hard and making national news. Men’s basketball is going dancing for the 7th time in ten years, while the baseball team started it’s conference season with a bang. Men’s and women’s golf is in full swing, and the tennis […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Sierra Jones

Meet the new Bruin: Sierra Jones

Sierra Jones is a freshman math major with a Spanish minor from Huntsville, Ala. As a military child, she has moved a few times growing up. Her father is her role model. Jones has a passion for volunteering. She especially enjoys tutoring and spending time with inner-city children. She loves […]

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Bruins headed east to face UVA in NCAA Tournament

Bruins headed east to face UVA in NCAA Tournament

Photos: Andrew Hunt For once, the Belmont men’s basketball team didn’t have to wait long on Selection Sunday to see who it would face in the NCAA tournament. It only took 15 minutes for the Bruins to learn they will face off as the No. 15 seed in the East […]

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Belmont upsets No. 25 Murray State for trip to the Big Dance

Belmont upsets No. 25 Murray State for trip to the Big Dance

On a night where Belmont converted 15 3-pointers, it was the one that happened in the final seconds that mattered the most. Taylor Barnette drilled a trey off the screen with 3.2 seconds left to complete Belmont’s 88-87 upset over No. 25 Murray State in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship […]

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Three-for-three: MBB advances to third OVC Championship game

Three-for-three: MBB advances to third OVC Championship game

Photos: Andrew Hunt The Belmont men’s basketball team staged a late rally to defeat the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 53-52 on Friday in the Ohio Valley Conference semifinals. Sophomore forward Evan Bradds struggled from the field for most of the game, but hit a pair of free throws in the final […]

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VIDEO: WBB drops heartbreaker to UT Martin in OVC Semifinals

VIDEO: WBB drops heartbreaker to UT Martin in OVC Semifinals

In a late-minute heartbreaker, the Belmont women’s basketball team fell in the Ohio Valley Conference semifinals to defending champion UT Martin, 71-65. After going down double-digits late in the second half, the Bruins found themselves down only three with a minute to go. However the Skyhawks’ defense would hold off […]

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Bruins pounce the Panthers for trip to OVC Semifinals

Bruins pounce the Panthers for trip to OVC Semifinals

By: Emily Proud Belmont cruised to a 97-64 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the OVC conference tournament for the third straight year. The Bruins never trailed in the game as they became the first team since 2010 to win an OVC conference tournament […]

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VIDEO: WBB survives JSU, advances to OVC Semifinals

VIDEO: WBB survives JSU, advances to OVC Semifinals

The Belmont women’s basketball team competed in the Ohio Valley Conference quarterfinals on Thursday. The Bruins pulled together in the final minutes to defeat Jacksonville State 55-45. Belmont will play No. 1 seed UT Martin in the semifinals Friday at noon. Sam Cowan and Courtney Martinez contributed to this report. 

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