Harding entered the third round tied for sixth but shot 315 and fell to eighth in the 10-team competition. The Bisons finished 67 over at 931. Arkansas Tech won the event at 858.
Freshman Sam Tandy finished first among Harding’s five golfers, shooting 12-over 228 to finish tied for 20th.
Santiago De La Fuente of Arkansas Tech won by 3 strokes, shooting 6 under 210.
The Battle for the Belt was Harding’s third tournament of the spring. The Bisons are back in action March 15-16 at the Broncho Invitational in Edmond, Oklahoma.