WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

National Sports

WJBD - National Sports - Eastern Kentucky Wins OVC Title With 79-73 Win Over Belmont

Eastern Kentucky Wins OVC Title With 79-73 Win Over Belmont

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Eastern Kentucky (24-9) upended Belmont (24-9) on Saturday night, 79-73 to win the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship and an NCAA tournament berth.

Guard Corey Walden led the way for the Colonels, scoring 22 points in the second-half. He would finish with a career-high 29 points and seven assists, while guard Glenn Cosey contributed 23 points and five assists.

Bruins guard J.J. Mann, the OVC player of the year, scored a team-high 18 points. Guard Evan Bradds and forward Drew Windler added 14 points each.

It will be the eighth time in school history that Eastern Kentucky has appeared in the NCAA tournament.

Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

See other NationalSports news:

Scoreboard Roundup 10/29/14
Red Sox and Reliever Koji Uehara Agree on Two-Year Extension
Knicks' Jose Calderon Out 2-3 Weeks
Gary Patterson Says He's Taking It One Game at a Time
Andy Dalton's Not Looking Past Jaguars




This Site logo