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Bisons open A-Sun action Thursday against Mercer
Mercer (5-2, 1-0 A-Sun)
at
Lipscomb (4-4, 0-1 A-Sun)
12/1/2011 | Nashville, Tenn. (Allen Arena) | Attendance: 1730
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Mercer344579
Lipscomb343872
Stats at a GlanceMUMLIP
FG Percentage.500 (30-60) .381 (24-63)
3P FG Percentage.500 (7-14) .389 (7-18)
FT Percentage.800 (12-15) .944 (17-18)
Offensive Rebounds1113
Defensive Rebounds2519
Total Rebounds3632
Turnovers1921
Steals1310
Bench Points1043
Statistical LeadersMUMLIP
PointsCECIL - 22
SMITH - 22
ReboundsCECIL - 7
GOLLON - 7
TEAM - 7
GLENN - 7
AssistsHALL - 6
SMITH - 4
StealsCANEVARI - 2
THOMAS - 2
CECIL - 2
HALL - 2
SMITH - 2
WILLIAMS - 2
SMITH - 2
WILLIAMS - 2
BlocksCOURSEY - 4
GLENN - 3

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Bisons on the Air

Online Audio: LipscombSports.com (Jonathan Seamon, play-by-play; Justin Seamon, color analyst; Craig Hartline, studio host)

Streaming Video: ASunTV (Lipscomb Sports Network audio feed)

The Game

For the third straight season the Lipscomb Bisons (4-3, 0-0 A-Sun) open Atlantic Sun Conference action against the Mercer Bears (4-2, 0-0 A-Sun).  The teams face off Thursday at 7:15 p.m. in Allen Arena.

The Bisons have dropped two straight games against the Bears after losing the regular season finale 68-67 last year and then falling 73-63 five days later to Mercer in the A-Sun Championship quarterfinals.  Both games were played at Mercer’s University Center.  

Lipscomb is 6-2 against Mercer in Allen Arena and 12-6 overall against the Bears.

Lipscomb defeated Austin Peay 67-59 Monday evening for its third straight win.  Senior Jordan Burgason led the Bisons with 17 points while Justin Glenn had Lipscomb’s first double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds
    
Quick Hits

  • Zavion Williams was named the Atlantic Sun Conference newcomer of the week Tuesday (11/22-11/28).  He scored 28 points against SIU Edwardsville and averaged 13.0 points.
  • Lipscomb is 2-1 in Allen Arena this year and 96-40 overall in Allen.
  • Zavion Williams is third in the A-Sun for scoring at 14.4 per contest
  • Glenn is second in the A-Sun for field goal percentage at .643 (27-of-42)
  • Damarius Smith had a career-high nine assists against Austin Peay while committing no turnovers.  It was the most assists without a turnover for the Bisons since Josh Slater had ten assists against ETSU on Feb. 16, 2009.
  • Robert Boyd had a career-high seven steals against Austin Peay for the third highest tally in the NCAA era.
  • Burgason had a career-high seven rebounds against Austin Peay