MOREHEAD, Ky. — Kevin McClain scored 25 points, Dylan Windler had a double-double and Belmont defeated Morehead State 83-73 on Saturday for its eighth straight victory.
Windler had 13 points and 14 rebounds, which matched his career high, for the Bruins (19-6, 11-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Tyler Hadden added 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting, and Mack Mercer and Nick Hopkins added 12 and 10 points, respectively, off the bench.
Hadden had 13 points and McClain 12 as the Bruins steadily built a 43-30 halftime advantage.
Early in the second half the Eagles got within nine points, but Hopkins and McClain had back-to-back 3-pointers in an 8-0 run. Midway through the lead was down to seven but the Bruins scored six straight and made it a 12-2 run to cruise home.
Reserves Londell King, with 16 points, and Djimon Henson, with 14, led the Eagles (6-17, 2-10). They shot 11 for 16 from the floor — their teammates just 17 of 52.