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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The Week at Belmont– February 21, 2013

The Week at Belmont– February 21, 2013

BREAKING NEWS!!! We have an urgent message. Belmont has posted a RED ALERT and Chief Correspondent Katie Greene has the details live from … Rainbow Road? Junior Correspondent Will Hadden has some shaking to do and Host Annalise Kraus your campus new, including some awkward cancellations. “It’s the Week at […]

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Threes don’t drop in Bruins loss

Threes don’t drop in Bruins loss

In one of their worst three-point shooting nights in years, the Belmont men’s basketball team fell 80-69 to crosstown rival Tennessee State at the Gentry Center Thursday night. “There isn’t any question that the better team won the basketball game tonight,” said coach Rick Byrd about his team’s second conference […]

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Bruins fall short to Racers in first OVC loss

Bruins fall short to Racers in first OVC loss

MURRAY, Ky. – Down by double digits with less than five minutes to go, the Belmont men’s basketball team looked certain to be headed to their first conference loss of the season. But 3-pointers from forwards Brandon Baker and Trevor Noack changed that. After their baskets, the Bruins went on […]

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Bruins get poll votes, nationally televised home game

Bruins get poll votes, nationally televised home game

Days before playing conference foe Murray State in a nationally televised game, the Belmont men’s basketball team received votes in two national polls and were scheduled to play a nationally televised home game. On Monday, the Bruins received a vote in the Associated Press top 25 poll and six more […]

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Bruins wreck Tech in Homecoming win

Bruins wreck Tech in Homecoming win

After only leading by three at halftime, the Belmont Bruins came out strong to defeat the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 74-52 to improve to 10-0 in OVC play in front of a rowdy homecoming crowd Saturday night. Even though four Bruins scored double digits on the night, coach Rick Byrd […]

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Johnson’s charity shots lead to Bruin win

Johnson’s charity shots lead to Bruin win

Another game. Another record. Kerron Johnson tied the program record for free throws made by shooting 19-for-21 from the line, allowing him to tie with his career high of 25 points in the Belmont men’s basketball team’s 93-74 win over the Morehead State Eagles Thursday night. “Since the (previous) Morehead […]

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Backcourt duo drives Belmont offense

Backcourt duo drives Belmont offense

Numbers don’t lie for Belmont’s senior guards Ian Clark and Kerron Johnson. With statistics like 2,246 career points, 57 career wins, two conference championships and two NCAA appearances, how can they? “They are the two most talented guys that we have ever had together,”  said men’s basketball coach Rick Byrd, […]

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Bruins fight off Tiger comeback for a win

Bruins fight off Tiger comeback for a win

After a slow second half start, the Belmont men’s basketball team held on to defeat the Tennessee State Tigers 78-66 at the Curb Event Center Saturday night. In a battle between the crosstown rivals, the Bruins bounced back with a series of 3-pointers after their 20-point lead was narrowed to […]

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