Howard Bison (3-4) vs. Belmont Bruins (2-3)
Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands; Monday, 3:15 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Belmont plays the Howard Bison after Ben Sheppard scored 24 points in Belmont’s 66-62 win over the George Mason Patriots.
The Bruins are 1-0 on their home court. Belmont is eighth in the MVC scoring 73.2 points while shooting 47.3% from the field.
The Bison are 0-2 on the road. Howard ranks seventh in the MEAC shooting 32.1% from 3-point range.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sheppard is scoring 20.0 points per game and averaging 5.2 rebounds for the Bruins. Drew Friberg is averaging 3.0 made 3-pointers for Belmont.
Elijah Hawkins is scoring 14.2 points per game and averaging 2.5 rebounds for the Bison. William Settle is averaging 12.7 points and 5.1 rebounds for Howard.
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