NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Behind a career-high 22 points from freshman Caleb Hollander (Nashville, Tenn.), Belmont University men's basketball defeated Morehead State, 77-60, Thursday night.
Hollander, who scored 21 points in two of his first three career games in a Bruin uniform, went 9-for-16 from the field and added seven rebounds.
Belmont scored the first six points of the game and never trailed.
Freshman Nick Muszynski (Pickerington, Ohio) also delivered a career game, with 20 points, nine rebounds, six assists and two blocked shots.
Two Nick Hopkins (Fayetteville, Tenn.) free throws made the score 66-42 with 9:06 left.
Senior All-America candidate Dylan Windler (Indianapolis, Ind.) had 12 points and six rebounds despite foul trouble.
Lamontray Harris led Morehead State (4-12, 0-3 OVC) with 13 points.
Belmont (11-3, 2-1 OVC) returns to game action Saturday, Jan. 12 vs. Eastern Kentucky. Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. CT from the Curb Event Center.