Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory on Tuesday and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy's career in the First Four.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/6W 75-67
- 11/9W 83-67
- 11/13W 81-77
- 11/16W 81-67
- 11/19L 57-51
- 11/20W 76-59
- 11/27W 79-77
- 12/1W 77-70
- 12/521L 69-59
- 12/12W 65-63
- 12/15W 77-75
- 12/22W 82-64
- 1/2L 78-73
- 1/6W 85-81
- 1/917W 73-69
- 1/12W 82-80
- 1/16W 85-74
- 1/19L 77-70
- 1/24W 85-76
- 1/27L 72-68
- 1/3113L 73-66
- 2/2W 75-67
- 2/6W 81-63
- 2/9L 76-58
- 2/13W 82-74
- 2/16W 70-69
- 2/23W 84-73
- 2/26L 81-73
- 3/3W 80-69
- 3/7W 78-71
- 3/925W 67-62
- 3/15L 80-74
- 3/1911L 81-70
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Fran Dunphy's three decades of coaching Big Five basketball came to a close Tuesday night with Temple's First Four loss to Belmont.
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Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Belmont's Rick Byrd, who got his 800th career win earlier this year, is closing in on his first victory in the NCAA Tournament. Nearly 70 years of head coaching experience between Byrd and Temple coach Fran Dunphy on the floor tonight.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Belmont freshman big man Nick Muszynski, who missed the OVC title game with a left ankle injury, is clearly still hurting tonight but he's contributing pretty good minutes with 6 points, 3 rebounds and a block in the first half.
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