THE M.O.B.

Belmont Bruins Head Basketball Coach, Rick Byrd calls the M.O.B. the "best student section in the OVC" at the 2015 NCAA Tournament Selection Show Watch Party.   See for yourself! 

 

From its inception in 1988 as the `BaCMO' (Belmont College Motivation Organization) to its renascence in 2001 as `The MOB' (Motivational Organization of Belmont), the Bruins now enjoy one of the most loyal and vocally intimidating student sections in the nation.

The brainchild of Belmont loyalist David Fish, The MOB inspires and motivates the entire Bruin program. Moreover, it has quickly become the signature piece of Belmont's decided home court edge.  A membership group back then, the organization boasted over 1,000 MOBsters in the mid 2000's.  Once nothing more than a few die-hard college basketball fans, now the MOB is a force to be reckoned with. Visitors beware.

Case in point, since the inaugural 2003-04 season in the Curb Event Center, Belmont men's basketball is 158-25, winning 86.4% of their home games!  Those 158 wins represent the most home court wins in the Atlantic Sun Conference and Ohio Valley Conference over that span.  Moreover, the Bruins are an astounding 114-13 (.898 winning percentage) in league games at the Curb Event Center.  Furthermore, the women's basketball team has gone undefeated in the Curb for the past 2 seasons.  Simply put, the MOB has contributed to a strong home-court advantage for over 13 years.

Now under the leadership of the MOB Council (a small group of incredibly loyal Belmont students), the MOB looks to continue its remarkable growth from the past decade.  A shift took place as of 2013 and the MOB now is an all-inclusive representation of all students who attend and support the Bruins.  By coming to games, you're a part of the MOB!  Through all these years, it is still an unquestioned part of the campus social landscape.

The group is open to ALL students at Belmont, both undergraduate and graduate. 

Benefits include:
  • MOB Memos - Weekly e-newsletter
  • MOB gift
  • Prizes/giveaways
  • Pre-game tailgates
  • Priority tickets for Battle of the Boulevard, OVC Tournament and NCAA Tournament
While most students sign up for MOB Memos at the BruinLink Fair in August, students can join-in at any time by emailing mob@pop.belmont.edu.
 

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ATHLETICS GAME DAY PROMOTIONS

Bruin Rewards app (All home and local athletic events)
  • An exclusive, exciting incentive-based program for Belmont students
  • Download the app by searching 'Bruin Rewards' in the App Store or Google Play
  • Build your User Profile and click on Events to see upcoming games and matches
  • Attend games and Check-In to accumulate points, then share your check-in on social for bonus points
  • The more points you earn, the more prizes you unlock!
  • Share/Like/Retweet in Social to earn bonus points
  • Redeem your points for prizes at all home volleyball matches, women's basketball games and weekly in the Caf and BSLC at designated times.
Student Organization of the Game (Basketball games)
  • Watch our new Student Org. of the Game Promo Video!
  • Click here to RSVP and learn more about how your group, club, residence hall, apartment complex, organization or team can take advantage of some amazing incentives, including securing front-row seats!
Shot For Tuition contest (Basketball games)
  • One Belmont student will be selected to take a half-court shot during a timeout at all home basketball games
  • Make the shot and win a semester of tuition!  Multiple winners can be awarded in a single season.
  • If no one hits the shot all season long, all previous contestants are invited back where we will guarantee a winner!
  • Student athletes not eligible to participate.
First on the Floor (Men's Basketball Home-Opener)
  • A Belmont freshman class tradition that is now open to all students!  View the 2016 FOTF high-five line HERE.
  • The event features a pre-game pep rally & tailgate in the Beaman Lobby, followed by a lining of the basketball court to welcome in the Bruins at their first home game of the season
  • The 2017 game will be Men vs. Lipscomb on 11/27/17
NCAA Tournament Trip (All sports)
  • Belmont students that attend the most Belmont games and check-in via Bruin Rewards may be selected to travel with the Bruins to the NCAA Tournament
  • The more games you attend, the better your chances to win!

Ryman Hospitality - Belmont's Got Talent

  • Winner receives $250 cash and a live performance at a Ryman Hospitality venue; Runners up receive 1 free year of Spotify.
  • Six contestants will be chosen and perform 90-second acoustic/solo songs in head-to-head matchups at each of WBB v EIU on Jan. 25th, MBB v EIU on Jan. 25th and WBB v SIUE on Jan. 27th.  Crowd applause will determine winners of each head-to-head, and 3 finalists will perform 90-second acoustic/solo songs at halftime of MBB v SIUE on Jan. 27th.  Crowd applause will determine the champion.
  • To enter the contest, you must be a Belmont University student and submit a 30-second video audition with your name and Facebook alias to MOB@pop.belmont.edu
    • Deadline for video audition tapes is January 10th.  Video submissions will be posted individually to Belmont MOB Facebook page.  The six entries with the most LIKES will earn the head-to-head live halftime performance match-ups.