Sheppard leads Belmont to 11th straight victory 98-91
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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Ben Sheppard made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points as Belmont extended its winning streak to 11 games, defeating Jacksonville State 98-91 on Saturday.
Nick Muszynski had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for Belmont (14-1, 8-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Luke Smith added 18 points and eight assists. JaCobi Wood had 15 points.
The 98 points were a season best for Belmont.
Martin Roub tied a career high with 21 points for the Gamecocks (8-5, 4-3). Amanze Ngumezi tied a career high with 20 points and had three blocks. Darian Adams had 18 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds.
Jacksonville State made 15 3-pointers and Belmont sank 14. Belmont made 20 of 24 free throws to the Gamecocks' 2-of-6.
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Updated January 16, 2021