Recap: Tenn Tech vs. Belmont
Cookeville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Josiah Moore finished with 22 points and eight rebounds as the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles beat the Belmont Bruins, 81-76, in an Ohio Valley Conference tilt at Eblen Arena.
Javon McKay added 13 points for the Golden Eagles (11-13, 4-5 OVC), who ended a four-game skid. Dwan Caldwell had 12 points and Jeremia Samarrippas chipped in 11.
Craig Bradshaw tallied 23 points for the Bruins (17-8, 8-2), who snapped a five-game winning streak. Reece Chamberlain scored 16 points and handed out six assists, while JJ Mann logged a double-double with 13 points and 10 boards.
Tennessee Tech shot 40.7 percent including 5-of-10 from beyond the arc in the first period, as it led 36-32 at halftime. Belmont made 40 percent of its field goal attempts, including 4-of-10 from 3-point range.
The Golden Eagles connected on just 41.7 percent of their second half field goal tries, but the Bruins were even worse (.389). The home team went on a 5-2 run with under two minutes left to create some space to earn the win.
Tennessee Tech's bench outscored Belmont's reserves 32-14.Game Notes