With an OVC Championship in sight the Belmont Bruins blewout SIU-Edwardsville 94-75 Wednesday night.
Senior JJ Mann came through with another big game for theBruins with 25 points. Evan Bradds was almost perfect hitting 10 of 11shot and finishing with 20 points.
The surprise of the night was freshman Nick Smith who camein only averaging two points a game, but scored 11 hitting 3 of 5 three-pointfield goals.
With the win Belmont improves to 22-8 and 13-2 in theOVC. The Bruins win their fifth straight conference title with a win intheir last game of the regular season Saturday at Jacksonville St.