BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Ian Clark scored 21 points as Belmont pulled away from Campbell late to earn a 78-57 win Saturday.
The Bruins (23-4, 15-1 Atlantic Sun Conference) led 62-57 with 5:12 left to play and scored the final 16 points of the game as Campbell went 0 for 7 from the floor in the last 5 minutes.
Drew Hanlen added 13 points and Scott Saunders had 11 for Belmont, which shot 63.6 percent from the field (14 of 22) in the opening half.
The Camels (11-15, 5-11), who shot 31.3 percent from the floor (10 of 32) in the second half, never led and suffered their fifth straight defeat.
Eric Griffin scored 17 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for Campbell. Marvelle Harris added 11 points and 10 rebounds.
The Bruins, who have won five straight and 14 of their past 15 games, are 20-0 against teams residing outside their home state of Tennessee.