Belmont puts up 43 from arc, edges Houston Baptist 93-88
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Kevin McClain made six 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Belmont threw up a school-record 43 shots from the arc before getting past Houston Baptist 93-88 on Saturday.
Dylan Windler added 23 points, 14 rebounds and five assists for the Bruins, who took 43 of their 62 shots from distance, making 15 3-pointers.
Amanze Egekeze added 17 points and Caleb Hollander 11.
Belmont (3-1) led 51-33 at halftime and had its biggest lead of 27 with 15 minutes left in the game but the Huskies (1-2) then scored 21 straight points in a 33-6 run and tied the game at 75 with five minutes left. The game was knotted at 78 with 4:14 minutes to go when McClain made two free throws to give the Bruins the lead for good. A McClain 3-pointer made it 87-82 with 1 1/2 minutes left and the Bruins made six free throws from there to hold off the Huskies.
Updated November 18, 2017