Wicke’s 16 leads Belmont past ETSU, 86-83
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Reserve Andy Wicke scored 16 points as Belmont held off East Tennessee State 86-83 Thursday night despite 30 points by the Bucs’ Kevin Tiggs.
Wicke hit two free throws with 10 seconds left to total the final score for Belmont (11-7, 3-1 Atlantic Sun).
East Tennessee (8-9, 2-2 A-Sun) nearly made up a 5-point deficit in the last 1:39.
Tiggs made 12-of-15 field goals and all 6 free throws.
Andrew Reed added 17 points and Courtney Pigram had 15 points for East Tennessee.
Belmont had balanced scoring with reserve Keaton Belcher adding 14, Shane Dansby 13 and Justin Hare 12.