UT Martin women beat Belmont 78-66 for OVC title
Tiaria Griffin scored 20 points Thursday night, and No. 16 Georgia returned from an 11-day layoff with no signs of rust in an easy 81-55 victory over Belmont.
Unbeaten No. 18 Purdue defeats Belmont 76-46
Belmont has found its new women's basketball coach in Cameron Newbauer, who reached the NCAA championship game this past season as an assistant at Louisville.
Jasmine Hassell scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead No. 10 Georgia Sunday to a 70-38 rout of Belmont, her mother's alma mater.
Victoria McGowan threw up a shot from 55 feet away that beat the buzzer and No. 2 seed Stetson rallied to beat Belmont 48-46 in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament semifinals.
Liz Sherwood scored 24 points, and Christina Wirth added 19 to help Vanderbilt rout Belmont 104-43 on Friday.
Tournament-tested Georgia held the newcomers from Nashville to one field goal in the final 15:22 of an ugly 53-36 victory in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
Alysha Clark scored 11 of her 22 points in the final five minutes, helping Belmont beat East Tennessee State 69-57 for the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament title Saturday.
Chauntise Wright had 21 points and seven rebounds to lead Louisville to an 80-51 victory over Belmont on Saturday night.
Devanei Hampton scored 15 points, and No. 18 California used its stellar defense to defeat Belmont 69-52 on Friday in the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving tournament.
No. 18 California 69, Belmont 52
Katie Gearlds scored 24 points and Sharon Versyp won her Purdue coaching debut as the Boilermakers beat Belmont 67-43 Thursday night in the first round of the WNIT tournament.