Tennst 73
Belmont 82
Date of game: 3/8/2013

Recap: Belmont vs. Tennessee St

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Ian Clark poured in 26 points and Kerron Johnson had 23 points and seven assists, as the top-seeded Belmont Bruins took down the fourth-seeded Tennessee State Tigers, 82-73, in the semifinal round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Municipal Auditorium.

Clark drained 6-of-10 from 3-point range for Belmont (25-6), which will take on Murray State in Saturday's championship game. J.J. Mann added 13 points and four steals for the Bruins, while Blake Jenkins tallied 10 points and seven rebounds.

For TSU (18-14), Kellen Thornton (22 points, 12 rebounds) and Patrick Miller (17 points, 12 assists) both logged double-doubles, while Robert Covington had 16 points, six rebounds and five blocks but also seven turnovers.

Belmont shot just 36.4 percent from the field in the first half, including 0- of-10 from beyond the arc, but it still carried a 32-29 lead into intermission by outscoring TSU at the foul line, 8-4.

The Bruins heated up in the second half, draining 55.6 percent of their field goal attempts and seven 3-pointers as they held off the Tigers.

TSU was plagued by 21 turnovers, while Belmont committed just 11 miscues.

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