College Basketball Saturday - January 21, 2023

Published: Jan. 21, 2023 at 11:02 PM CST
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(25 News Now) - Bradley dropped a big Missouri Valley Conference game on Saturday afternoon as they falling to first-place Belmont 78-76 at Carver Arena. The Bruins scored the game winning bucket with 3 seconds left. Rienk Mast led the Braves with 23 points while Ja’Shon Henry chipped in another 11. BU is now 6-4 in conference play ahead of their rivalry showdown with Illinois State on Wednesday night in Peoria.

Illinois State, meanwhile, dropped its third-straight game falling to Valparaiso 71-51. The Redbirds were led by Darius Burford’s 23 points and now turn their attention to the I-74 rivalry matchup on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.