Belmont beats Kennesaw State 80-55

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Evan Bradds, Amanze Egekeze and Craig Bradshaw scored 17 points apiece to help Belmont beat Kennesaw State 80-55 Tuesday.

Egekeze and Bradshaw each grabbed eight rebounds and Bradshaw added five assists. Austin Luke had nine assists for Belmont (4-2).

Bradshaw hit back-to-back 3s to cap a 14-4 run to put Belmont up 36-27 with 4:24 left in the first half and the Bruins led 41-29 at the break.

Bradshaw scored seven during a 14-2 run in the second half to extend Belmont’s lead to 20 with 15:54 to play. Kennesaw State (1-5) trailed by at least 15 the rest of the way.

Yonel Brown led Kennesaw State with nine points. The Owls made 11 of 37 (29.7 percent) field goals, including 1 of 8 from 3-point range, in the second half.

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