Tour Wrap-up

Bruin fans may not know it yet, but the three big wins during this overseas tour provided glimpses of some very exciting Belmont Bruin basketball for the coming season. Coach Ayers and Coach Price give a solid summary in the video attached to this post. Even the head coach of the Swords of Thunder team …

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Bruins Roll the Thunder

In the final game of the 2015 United Kingdom and Ireland tour, the Belmont Bruins defeated the Swords of Thunder basketball team (Swords, Ireland) 101-62. The Bruins started the game showing a little rust from the lack of play over the previous 6 days and the Thunder kept the game respectable through the first quarter. …

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Top-o-the-Morning to Ya!

It would be difficult to say that the team enjoyed Dublin more than they enjoyed London but it would be a close race. Between a tour at Trinity College to see the Book of Kells, a behind the scenes tour of a football/hurling stadium and a great deal of free time to explore the city …

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Dublin Daze

Departure from London for the flight to Dublin happened on a part of the clock that many of the team members never knew even existed.  It was a short flight, a quick settling into new accommodations, and a full first day’s schedule to explore  the rich heritage of Ireland.  Today’s video introduces a couple of new …

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Monday in London

Following a day of commuting and basketball games, it was time for the Belmont Bruins to explore the culture and history that oozes from every corner of London. This is also a chance for our fans to meet two of the newest team members, Michael Benkert and Kevin McClain (see video below). As a group, …

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Cavaliers Conquered

With just an hour of break between the first and second exhibition games, the Bruins played a Thames Valley Cavalier team that was much more purposeful in their style of play.  From the start, it was evident that the Bruins intended to increase the speed and intensity of play and fans at Uxbury College were …

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Dragons Slain – Cavaliers Are Next

In a rare double header day for Belmont Bruins basketball, the Bruins defeated the Dagenham Dragons 120-50 in game one. There is a one-hour break before the second game begins against the Thames Valley Cavaliers. The game will be live-blogged from court-side. You may follow along from the following page: Game Two . Less frequent score …

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Checked-in and Checking Things Out

The Belmont Bruins mens basketball team arrived safely in England this morning and is adjusting to beautiful weather and 6 time zones worth of jet lag.  Flying from Nashville to Detroit had a few more bumps than most of the team experienced prior to this trip with rough weather keeping everyone awake on the first …

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Five Minutes with Coach Byrd

The men’s basketball team is making final preparations to leave for London, England on Friday afternoon, August 14th.  The team’s first exhibition games of the 2015-16 season are just a couple of days away. So, what is all this about?  The Belmont Bruins head coach, Rick Byrd, explains the purpose of the trip and the …

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