MACON, Ga. – After posting a 20-point effort last Friday night against Belmont, Lipscomb redshirt freshman J.C. Hampton has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week.
The Gainesville, Ga., played a big role for the Bisons in the second half scoring 17 of his 20 points in the final 20 minutes of action. Hampton went 8-of-14 from the field including 4-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc. He also added four rebounds and a pair of steals in the four-point loss to the Bruins.
The award is the first weekly conference award for Hampton.
The Bisons take on NCAA Division II foe Oakland City on Monday night at 6 p.m. at Allen Arena. The game is set to air live on ESPN3 and on 94.9 Game 2.