Belmont cruises to 96-45 win over D-II Trevecca Nazarene
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Evan Bradds and Amanze Egekeze scored 13 points apiece and Belmont rolled to a 96-45 victory over Division II Trevecca Nazarene on Tuesday night.
The Bruins have won 17 of their last 18 games, including three straight, and end their regular season at home on Saturday against Tennessee State.
Taylor Barnette had 12 points and Nick Smith added 11 for Belmont (21-5), which outrebounded Trevecca Nazarene 51-26, forced 29 fouls and shot 27 of 37 (73 percent) from the line. Egekeze and Tyler Hadden each grabbed a game-high six rebounds. Belmont had a double-digit lead six minutes in and had a 52-24 halftime lead.
Devin Whitfield scored 16 points on 4-of-14 shooting to lead Trevecca Nazarene, which shot 12 of 51 (23.5 percent) from the floor.
It was the 70th meeting between the Nashville, Tennessee schools.