Canaan, Murray State defeat Belmont 79-74 - WSMV Channel 4

Canaan, Murray State defeat Belmont 79-74

Posted: Updated:

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Isaiah Canaan had 26 points and six assists as Murray State took down Belmont 79-74 Thursday night, spoiling the Bruins' perfect Ohio Valley Conference record.

Stacy Wilson added 16 points for Murray State (17-5, 8-2), which led in rebounds 32-26 and forced the Bruins into 12 turnovers.

Belmont (19-5, 10-1) shot 51.9% (28 of 54) from the floor and 42.9% (9 of 21) behind the arc.

Ian Clark led Belmont's scoring with 22.

With 2 minutes to go, the Bruins threatened to overtake the Racers with a 17-7 run, coming as close as three points.

Aggressive steals and plays worked in the Bruins' favor as a 3-pointer by Clark tied the game at 74 with 58 seconds to go before Canaan answered with a 3 of his own.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
WSMV
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.