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Sheppard helps Belmont beat UT-Martin, win 7th straight

MARTIN, Tenn. -- — Ben Sheppard had 21 points, seven rebounds and a career-high six steals and Belmont beat UT Martin 90-69 on Saturday for its seventh consecutive win.

Sheppard, a 6-foot-6 sophomore, went into the game with 13 career steals — none this season.

Jacobi Wood added 17 points and Nick Muszynski 13 for Belmont (10-1, 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference).

Cameron Holden led UT Martin (3-4, 1-2) with 16 points. Eden Holt added 13 points and Jaron Williams 11.

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