By The Associated Press

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Malik Dia had 25 points in Belmont’s 83-61 win over Murray State on Wednesday night.
Dia added eight rebounds for the Bruins (18-12, 11-8 Missouri Valley Conference). Cade Tyson added 19 points and 10 rebounds. Keishawn Davidson finished with 13 points.
Rob Perry finished with 14 points, eight rebounds and two steals for the Racers (12-18, 9-10). Murray State also got 11 points and six rebounds from Lawrent Rice. Quincy Anderson also had 10 points.
Dia scored 13 points in the first half to help build a 38-30 lead at the break. Belmont extended its lead to 68-48, fueled by an 11-0 run.