GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officially signed graduate transfer and St. Bonaventure guard Kyle Lofton on Friday, a potentially huge addition for new coach Todd Golden.
Lofton earned All-Atlantic 10 honors each of the past three seasons while totaling 1,613 points and 604 assists.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Wright had 24 points as Vanderbilt defeated Belmont 82-71 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.
Liam Robbins had 14 points and three blocks for Vanderbilt (18-16).
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Johni Broome's jumper with more than a minute to play gave Morehead State the lead and his blocked shot with a second left preserved a 53-51 win over Belmont in the Ohio Valley Conference semifinals on Friday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Sheppard had 24 points as Belmont rolled past Tennessee State 87-67 on Saturday.
Grayson Murphy had 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Belmont (25-6, 15-3 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive home victory.
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Forward KJ Williams had 30 points on 12-for-19 shooting and added five rebounds, and No. 19 Murray State claimed the Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title with a 76-43 win over Belmont on Thursday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Sheppard had 20 points as Belmont extended its win streak to 10 games, getting past Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 73-62 on Saturday.
Nick Muszynski had 18 points and three assists for Belmont (24-5, 14-2 Ohio Valley Conference).
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tari Eason and Brandon Murray both scored 15 points and LSU breezed to an 83-53 victory over Belmont on Monday night.
Eason sank 7 of 11 shots from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds for the Tigers (5-0), who have held all five opponents under 60 points this season.