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Belmont Welcome Home After Team Beats No. 12 N.C.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Belmont University is reveling in a big win and want fans to join.

The Bruins are expected to return home from Chapel Hill at around 9:15 a.m. after beating No. 12 North Carolina 83-80 last night in the upset of first-time opponents. The university has posted on Facebook and tweeted to join them for a welcome home arrival for the team at the Curb Event Center (loading dock area).

J.J. Mann scored 28 points and had nine rebounds in the Hall of Fame Tipoff tournament.

The Bruins (3-1) came from behind on Thursday to beat Indiana State, 96-95. Their next opponent is Lipscomb, who they already beat this season, on Wednesday.

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