Top seeded Bellarmine rallies to win GLVC Tournament opener

03/05/2015 03:51 PM

The 2nd ranked team in Division 2 was on the ropes Friday afternoon. Bellarmine, riding a 13 game winning streak, trailed Maryville at the half of their GLVC Tournament opener, 40-33. However the second half belonged to the Knights. Chris Whitehead had 25 points, Rusty Troutman and Josh Derksen scored 16 points, and conference player of the year Jake Thelen wound up with 14 points and 13 rebounds, as the Knights rallied for the 83-73 victory.

With the win, Bellarmine improves to 26-2, 17-1 in conference. The Knights move onto the GLVC semifinals Saturday, with the time and opponent to be determined.

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