MURRAY, Ky. -- Tevin Brown scored 24 points, including a key 3-pointer with 51 seconds to go, Anthony Smith had a double-double and Murray State won its eighth straight game, beating Belmont 85-75 on Thursday night.
Belmont closed the first half with a pair of 3-pointers to grab a 35-31 lead and opened the second half with another trey and a layup.
Murray State slowly got back in the game, finally taking the lead for good on a Brown layup followed by a Eaves 3-pointer that made it 70-65 with 3:43 to play. Brown's 3 made it 79-72 and then the Racers made six straight free throws for a 9-0 run.
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