Belmont stays undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference

Belmont men's basketball picked to win OVC East (Image 1)

The Belmont Bruins blew a nine point halftime lead, but rallied to beat Eastern Kentucky 83-76 Thursday night at the Curb Event Center.

Senior Guard Ian Clark continued his hot play hitting five out of six three point field goals and scoring 22 points to lead the Bruins. Forward Blake Jenkins was 8 for 9 from the field for 21.

With the win the Bruins improve to 5-0 in their first season in the OVC and meet Tennessee State Saturday night in a first place showdown.

The Tigers are also undefeated in the OVC at 6-0.

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