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Photo Courtesy: Belmont University Athletics/Sam Simpkins
Photo Courtesy: Belmont University Athletics/Sam Simpkins

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University men's basketball continued its strong start to the 2018-19 season with a 104-50 victory over Trevecca Nazarene Tuesday.

The Bruins, after impressive victories over Illinois State, Middle Tennessee and Lipscomb, showcased their depth and balance in a workmanlike performance.

Belmont closed the first half on a 30-3 run to lead 53-20 at halftime.

In fact, the Bruins held the visiting Trojans without a field goal for a 10-minute stretch from the end of the first half into the second half.

A 3-pointer from freshman Adam Kunkel (Hebron, Ky.) made the score 82-30 with 10:39 remaining.

All 13 Bruins scored, with no player seeing more than 23 minutes of action.

Sophomore Nick Hopkins (Fayetteville, Tenn.) and freshman Nick Muszynski (Pickerington, Ohio) each scored 16 points to lead Belmont.

Senior All-America candidate Dylan Windler had 12 points and seven rebounds in 15 minutes.

Austin Wills led Trevecca Nazarene (0-3) with 14 points.

Belmont has reached the century mark in three of its last five home games, all victories.

Belmont is 107-8 in its last 115 home games dating back to 2010.

Belmont (4-0) returns to game action Saturday, Nov. 24 at Kennesaw State. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. CT.

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