Wright State dumps Belmont 79-71

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(Graphic: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Belmont Bruins squandered an 8-point lead and an 80-foot buzzer beater falling to Wright St. 79-71 Thursday at the Curb Event Center.

Belmont jumped out to a 24-16 lead in the first half, but Wright St. finally caught the Bruins at 46 in the second half. Wright St. then used a 13-3 run to pull away and pull off the upset.

JT Yoho hit three 3’s and scored 16 points to lead Wright St in the win.

Jeff Laidig hit an 80-foot shot at the halftime buzzer for Belmont to give the Bruins a 36-32 lead at the break.

Belmont was led by Turner’s 23 points. Reece Chamberlain had 18 points, seven boards, seven assists and three steals.

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