Belmont 78, Troy 55
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)
The Trojans were just 3 of 16 (18.8 percent) from long range.
Troy led 14-12 midway through the opening half. It would be the Trojans' last lead, as Blake Jenkins dropped in a layup that sparked a 7-0 run for the Bruins. They led the rest of the way, taking a seven-point advantage at the break and outscoring Troy 44-28 to seal it in the second.
Will Weathers had 18 points to lead Troy (4-5) and Alan Jones had 15.
Belmont's Scott Saunders led all rebounders with 10.