NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Adam Kunkel had 27 points as Belmont edged Lipscomb 80-75 on Tuesday night in the Battle of the Boulevard city rivalry game.
Nick Muszynski had 14 points for Belmont (6-3) and Tyler Scanlon added 13 points and six assists. Nick Hopkins had 11 points as the Bruins beat the Bisons for the 15th time in 17 games.
Lipscomb led 38-36 at halftime and after opening the second half with a basket, Belmont recovered and ripped on 11-straight points. Each time the Bisons got close, the Bruins recovered and led 71-58 with 4:32 left.