Clark continues push for NBA career

Clark continues push for NBA career

The NBA dream is still alive for former Belmont men’s basketball standout Ian Clark. Clark, despite not having his name was not called during the NBA draft, is slated to participate in two summer leagues. The first league will be in Orlando from July 7-12 and the 2013 OVC co-player […]

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MBB to face Kentucky at Rupp Arena

MBB to face Kentucky at Rupp Arena

For the first time in program history, the men’s basketball team will play the Kentucky Wildcats in the 2013-2014 season. The Bruins are slated to face the eight-time National Champion Kentucky on Saturday, Dec. 21 at Rupp Arena. “We are excited about the opportunity to play a historic program like […]

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Bruins draw Arizona in NCAA’s

Bruins draw Arizona in NCAA’s

The Belmont men’s basketball team received its highest seed ever when matchups were announced for the NCAA tournament Sunday afternoon. The Bruins, as a No. 11 seed, will face the Arizona Wildcats Thursday at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. The Bruins have never faced the No. 6 seed […]

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Belmont takes OVC championship in OT thriller

Belmont takes OVC championship in OT thriller

After taking the inbound pass from JJ Mann with less than 30 seconds in overtime, senior guard Kerron Johnson made his way to half-court with intentionality as a boisterous Belmont fan section raised to its feet, scanning the Murray State defense to set up a game winning jumper with 1.2 […]

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Belmont scrapes by TSU

Belmont scrapes by TSU

Physical games are nothing new to Belmont, but the rubber match against Tennessee State was perhaps the most physical game the Bruins have played all year. The top-seeded men’s basketball team advanced to the Ohio Valley Conference finals in an 82-73 win over the No. 4 seeded Tigers. “TSU is […]

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Men’s basketball receives OVC honors

Men’s basketball receives OVC honors

Just days before Belmont plays in its first OVC tournament, men’s basketball backcourt duo of Ian Clark and Kerron Johnson earned conference honors as well as coach Rick Byrd, as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Clark was named OVC Co-Player of the Year, All-OVC First Team, and OVC […]

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Bruins send seniors out with win

Bruins send seniors out with win

The Belmont men’s basketball team sent its five-member senior class out with a 78-71 home win over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks Saturday afternoon. The Bruins wrapped up their regular season and clinched their first outright Ohio Valley Conference championship with the victory, though the Bruins rarely led by double digits […]

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Continuing conversation: Belmont Vision teams up with The Byrd Cage

Continuing conversation: Belmont Vision teams up with The Byrd Cage

For those of you who follow sports, you know game summary is important. But, it’s what’s in between the lines that can adequately provide analysis or even hype towards a team. The Belmont Vision sports department has developed a niche in telling the who and what of a game, but […]

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Bruins get conference title in 30-point win

Bruins get conference title in 30-point win

The Belmont men’s basketball team became regular-season conference champions behind a strong defense in a 73-43 rout of SIU-Edwardsville Wednesday night at the Curb Event Center. With the win, the Bruins earned the No. 1 seed heading into the Ohio Valley tournament next week. But coach Rick Byrd said more […]

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Men’s basketball to play UNC in 2013 Tip-Off Tournament

Men’s basketball to play UNC in 2013 Tip-Off Tournament

Belmont men’s basketball is slated to participate in the 2013 Tip-Off Tournament as announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, featuring a Nov. 17 contest at UNC Chapel Hill against the Tar Heels. North Carolina has won five National Championships and reached 18 Final Fours. The […]

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Clark named candidate for 2013 Naismith Trophy

Clark named candidate for 2013 Naismith Trophy

After becoming the top scorer in the NCAA era for Belmont men’s basketball, senior guard Ian Clark has been named a candidate for the 2013 Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year award presented by AT&T according to an announcement from the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Clark’s nomination marks the first […]

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Bruins breeze by Bobcats in Bracketbuster

Bruins breeze by Bobcats in Bracketbuster

In front of a national television audience and a packed crowd of 4,813 at the Curb Event Center, one Belmont Bruin stole the show in the men’s basketball team’s 81-62 victory against the Ohio Bobcats Saturday night. After fighting through a knee sprain in the first half, senior guard Ian […]

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