Midtennst 49
Belmont 64
Date of game: 12/13/2012

Recap: Belmont vs. Middle Tennessee

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Kerron Johnson led all scorers with 17 points as the Belmont Bruins defeated the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, 64-49, in non-conference action at Curb Event Center.

Johnson shot 7-of-14 from the field and added six rebounds and five assists for Belmont (7-2), which has won three of four. Ian Clark tallied 15 points and four assists, and Blake Jenkins chipped in 11 points, seven boards, and five blocks.

For Middle Tennessee (7-3), JT Sulton put up nine points and eight rebounds from off the bench. The Blue Raiders shot just 28.6 percent from the floor on the night.

Middle Tennessee held a lead for much of the first half, but Belmont ended the frame on an 8-2 run to go into intermission up 30-26.

The Bruins kept the advantage for the entire second half, leading by as many at 18 points.

Neither team shot well from three-point range. Belmont made 4-of-16 from beyond the arc, while Middle Tennessee was just 3-of-16.

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