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Belmont Trounces Austin Peay 90-68

Belmont Trounces Austin Peay 90-68

CREATED Feb 8, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - J.J. Mann scored 28 points with four rebounds and three steals as Belmont buried Austin Peay 90-68 on Saturday.

Reece Chamberlain had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Bruins (19-8, 10-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Evan Bradds came off the bench to score 12 points and Blake Jenkins had 11.

Belmont hit 53 percent from the field overall and 91 percent from the line.

A Mann 3-pointer at 14:05 in the first half capped a 16-7 Belmont run to start. The Bruins maintained the advantage with a 53-44 lead at the break and would open it up even more in the second period with a hail of 3-pointers from Mann, Chamberlain, Drew Windler and Nick Smith. A final 8-2 push in the final four minutes sealed the Belmont win.

Chris Horton scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Governors (10-14, 4-6).

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