Belmont Abbey holds on for 75-72 win over Charlotte in OT

NCAA Men's Basketball

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)Sean Halloran hit a 3-pointer with 4:07 left in overtime to give Belmont Abbey a lead they would not relinquish en route to a 75-72 win over Charlotte on Saturday night.

The Crusaders used a 14-2 run, capped when Quest Aldridge made a 3-pointer to even the score at 61-all with 22 seconds left in regulation, to send the game to overtime. They scored 11 of the first 13 points in OT.

LJ McCoy had 15 points to lead the Crusaders.

Aldridge had 12 points and six assists for Division II Belmont Abbey. Chandler Baker added 11 points. Sean Halloran had 10 points and six rebounds.

Charlotte totaled 42 points in the first half, a season high for the team.

Jordan Shepherd had 19 points, five steals and three blocks for the 49ers (5-5). Jahmir Young added 19 points and seven rebounds. Anzac Rissetto had 11 points.

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