NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Muszynski had 23 points as Belmont won its ninth straight game, edging past Tennessee Tech 65-62 on Thursday night.
Tyler Scanlon had 16 points for Belmont (23-7, 14-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Grayson Murphy added six rebounds and six assists.
After entering halftime with a 38-30 advantage, Belmont managed to hang on for the 3-point victory despite being outscored by five points in the second half. The Bruins' 27 points in the second half marked a season low for the team.
Keishawn Davidson had 17 points for the Golden Eagles (9-21, 6-11). Jr. Clay added 12 points. Amadou Sylla had 10 points and three blocks.
The Bruins improve to 2-0 against the Golden Eagles on the season. Belmont defeated Tennessee Tech 92-84 on Jan. 30. Belmont finishes out the regular season against Tennessee State on the road on Saturday. Tennessee Tech finishes out the regular season against Jacksonville State on the road on Saturday.
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