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Belmont Basketball By the Numbers

Belmont Basketball By the Numbers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - In recapping the 2015-16 Belmont University men's basketball season, BelmontBruins.com provided a statistical portrait of how the Bruin program stands among the nation's best.

  • 1 - Number of players on the reigning NBA Champion Golden State Warriors (Ian Clark)
  • 2 - Number of consecutive seasons Evan Bradds has led the nation in field goal percentage
  • 3 - Number of programs to earn NCAA Tournament automatic bids in seven of the last 11 years (Belmont, Gonzaga, Kansas) and earn NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition every year of existence (Belmont, Davidson, Holy Cross)
  • 4 - national ranking in three-point field goals per game in 2015-16 (10.6)
  • 5 - number of Belmont players to earn Associated Press All-America honors in the NCAA Division I era. Adam Sonn (2003), Alex Renfroe (2009), Ian Clark (2013), J.J. Mann (2014), and Evan Bradds (2016)
  • 6 - number of consecutive seasons Belmont has earned National Top 25 poll votes and number of NCAA Division I-AAA (non-football) programs to finish with a Top 100 RPI each of the last six years (Belmont, Gonzaga, St. Mary's (CA), VCU, Wichita State, Xavier)
  • 7 - national ranking in road/neutral victories since 2006
  • 8 - number of times Belmont eclipsed 90 points in 2015-16
  • 9 - number of consecutive victories over Lipscomb
  • 10 - number of NCAA Division I programs to win 19 or more games each of the last 11 seasons (Akron, Belmont, Duke, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan State, North Carolina, Ohio State, VCU, Wisconsin)
  • 11 - number of 8+ assist games from Austin Luke
  • 12 - number of Belmont NCAA Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Team honorees, including Craig Bradshaw and Evan Bradds in 2015-16 (NCAA best)
  • 13 - number of double figure scoring games for Amanze Egekeze in 2015-16
  • 14 - number of Belmont CoSIDA Academic All-America selections since 2001, including Craig Bradshaw and Evan Bradds in 2015-16 (NCAA best)
  • 15 - number of Belmont conference championships (eight regular season, seven tournament) since 2006
  • 20 - Valparaiso's RPI prior to Belmont's Dec. 28 victory, representing the highest RPI home victory in Bruin history
  • 21 - number of double-doubles for Evan Bradds
  • 22 - number of consecutive field goals Evan Bradds made during three-game stretch of 2015-16
  • 62.6 - two-point field goal percentage for Belmont in 2015-16; third-time in last four seasons Bruins led the nation in that category 
  • 63 - number of televised Belmont games over the last four seasons
  • 83-80 - final score of Belmont's victories at North Carolina and at Marquette
  • 94 - number of victories for seniors Craig Bradshaw and Jeff Laidig
  • 220 - number of Belmont conference victories since 2003 (NCAA best)
  • 258 - number of Belmont victories since 2005; second-most in the state of Tennessee over that span (Memphis)
  • 731 - number of career victories for Coach Byrd
  • 1,698 - number of career points for Craig Bradshaw