If there was any question over whether Belmont would be ready to play the day after a last minute loss to Tennessee, sophomore guard Ian Clark and junior forward Brandon Baker answered it early. The Bruins jumped out to an early 9-0 lead over Arkansas State behind two threes by [...]
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In December 2008, Belmont guard Alex Renfroe missed three free throws in the final 28 seconds as Tennessee beat the Bruins 79-77. During this year’s season-opening NIT Season Tip-Off game at UT, the free throw bug bit the Bruins again. Mick Hedgepeth stood at the line with 36.6 seconds left [...]
When Belmont head men’s basketball coach Rick Byrd was a young boy, he used to take out orange markers and decorate plain T-shirts with University of Tennessee signs and symbols. They didn’t have merchandise like they do these days, Byrd explained. He grew up in East Tennessee—and like everyone else [...]