The Belmont Bruins got 25 points from Sophomore Craig Bradshaw and dominated Wisconsin-Green Bay 80-65 Tuesday in the first round of the NIT.
The Bruins jumped out of the gate quickly and led the Phoenix by 12 points at halftime in Green Bay.
The Phoenix was playing without Horizon League player of the year Keifer Sykes who injured his ankle in the league's conference tournament.
Drew Winkler added 15 for the fifth seeded Bruins who advance to the play Robert Morris in round two.
The eighth seed knocked off top seeded St. John's 89-78.