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Belmont Defeats Eastern Illinois 80-49 - Recap

Eastern Illinois was run off the court by Belmont on Wednesday as they blasted them 80-49 at Lantz Arena.

Belmont was a 12-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Belmont got 21 points from Trevor Noack and another 21 points from J.J. Mann. Kerron Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Trevor Noack cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got 14 points from Sherman Blanford in a losing cause and another 10 points from Alex Austin. Sherman Blanford contributed 1 assists for them, while Malcolm Herron had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Belmont were victorious, as the score was 42-20 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Eastern Illinois as they grabbed 32 boards, while Belmont only had 28.