Category: Regular Season

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The Emergence of Wayne

The year 2016 was destined to be a year of change around Murray, Kentucky.  For many, especially consistently successful people, change can be disruptive and frightening. Along with a couple of transfers, Wayne Langston...

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OVC Player of the Year Race

OVCHoops.com does not decide or even influence the adidas OVC Player of the Year honor.  This is merely an independent assessment of the season to date along with a prediction of the outcome.  ...

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Tennessee State-Belmont Halftime React

Belmont purposefully attacked the Tennessee State paint in the opening stages, feeding Evan Bradds on each of the first four possessions. Late in the half, point guard Austin Luke did the same thing, feeding...

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The Egekeze Expansion

Belmont basketball is founded in unselfishness.  Floor balance is imperative.  For the offensive to be its most deadly, bigs have to be able to shoot and stretch the floor. Sophomore Amanze Egekeze is evolving as...

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Robinson Sets New Mark

With a game-tying three pointer escorting his Austin Peay Governors (2-4) in to the overtime, Josh Robinson managed to mount a career-high scoring effort.   Austin Peay needed all of his 39 points, especially the...

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Believe in the Tigers

How much longer can OVC fans discount the success of Tennessee State? When they were 6-2 after slipping by Grambling and demolishing Stetson it was fair to doubt.  Two of those first half dozen...

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Role Comprehension

Player-coach relationships are the foundation of all team sports.  Performing your duties perfectly often results in prolonged usage.  The spectrum also includes benchings like the kind Shirmane Thomas endured Wednesday night. Host UT Martin...

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Belmont Blasts EIU

Belmont (11-5, 3-0) pulled away Saturday afternoon, winning 85-59 against the Eastern Illinois Panthers (4-12, 1-3). “When you have a three-point team you have to let them shoot,” said Belmont Head Coach Rick Byrd....