Scores

Final

Towson 41

(0-3, 0-2 away)

Belmont 87

(1-2, 0-0 home)

    3:30 PM ET, November 19, 2011

    Murphy Athletic Center, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    TOWS 22 1941
    BEL 48 3987

    Top Performers

    Towson: R. Nwankwo 8 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Blk

    Belmont: K. Johnson 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 4 Stl

    Belmont 87, Towson 41

    Associated Press

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Drew Hanlen scored 12 points and grabbed four rebounds as Belmont took down Towson 87-41 on Saturday.

    Kerron Johnson recorded 10 points and J.J. Mann added 13 for Belmont.

    The Bruins played exceptional defense, tallying 16 steals and forcing 23 turnovers. Belmont held Towson to 26.3 percent shooting from the field (15 of 57) and didn't allow any Tigers player to score above nine points.

    Belmont only turned the ball over twice and shot 45.6 percent (31 of 68) from the field as 12 different Bruins scored.

    Towson (0-3) outrebounded Belmont 51-41, but struggled to move the ball, recording only six total assists.

    Robert Nwankwo led the way for Towson, scoring eight points and tallying 10 rebounds.

    Belmont (1-2) shot well from 3-point range, making 40.6 percent (13 of 32) of its attempts compared to just 15.4 percent (2 of 13) for Towson.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TOWS
    BEL
    Points 41 87
    FG Made-Attempted 15-57 (.263) 31-68 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 13-32 (.406)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 12-22 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 47

    2011-12 Season

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