Clark, Belmont defeat Maryville (Mo.) 88-49
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)
Both teams were scoreless through the game's first 2:50 before Clark drained a 3-pointer, sparking a 16-4 run.
Belmont (2-0) outrebounded the Saints 32-25, forced Maryville to a 23 to 9 turnover-to-assist ratio and won the points off turnovers battle 25-8.
Maryville (2-0), playing its fourth game in as many nights, shot just 32.6 percent (14 of 43) from the field compared to a robust 56.6 percent (30 of 53) for the Bruins (2-0)
Gerald Shaw led the Saints with 12 points.
Maryville counted the game as an exhibition.