Broome, Morehead St. beat Belmont 86-71 in OVC title game

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Johni Broome scored a career-high 27 points on 12-of-19 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds and Morehead State cruised to a 86-71 win over top-seeded Belmont in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game. Skyelar Potter made 7 of 11 from the field and finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds for No. 2 seed Morehead State (23-7). The Eagles clinched their first berth in the NCAA tournament since 2011 and won their fifth OVC tourney title. Nick Muszynski led Belmont (26-4), which won the 2020 regular season and tournament championships, with 23 points.