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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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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