|November 15, 2016||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||PCM||LIP|
|FG Percentage||.381 (24-63)||.576 (38-66)|
|3P FG Percentage||.381 (8-21)||.448 (13-29)|
|FT Percentage||.667 (14-21)||.526 (10-19)|
BRAMMEIER - 15
COOPER - 5
PEPPER - 1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Lipscomb men’s basketball team placed seven players in double figures en route to a 99-70 win on Tuesday night over Piedmont at Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Spreading the ball around, the Bisons (2-1) notched 29 assists on 33 made buckets, the most in a game since 2009. Lipscomb hit 57.6 percent from the field and cruised out a 53-33 lead at the break and never looked back.
The Bisons center George Brammeier and Rob Marberry led the squad in scoring as each scored 15 points in the win as Lipscomb posted 46 points in the paint.
“We had a lot of balance tonight with the seven guys in double figures,” said Lipscomb head coach Casey Alexander. “You don’t see that very often at all. It was a really productive offensive night across the board except for offensive rebounding. I’m really proud of our guys. I thought they played hard and they’re very tired. ”
- Brammeier and Marberry were joined in double figures by Michael Buckland (13), Garrison Mathews (13), Aaron Korn (11), Josh Williams (11) and Kenny Cooper (10).
- The Bisons held a 42-34 edge in rebounding. Leading the way was sophomore forward Eli Pepper, who grabbed 10 boards in 14 minutes in his first action of the season after missing the first two games of the season with an injury.
- Lipscomb held a 57.6-38.1 percent advantage in field goal percentage and a held a 44.8-38.1 percent from beyond the arc.
- The Bisons also held a 20-16 advantage in the turnover column that led to 25 points.
- The 29 assists were the third most in a game in the NCAA Division I era for the Bisons and most since 2009.
- Piedmont’s Trae Gaines led the Lions scoring with a 12-point effort.
Up next: The Bisons travel to the Big Apple on Friday for the Johnny Bach Classic hosted by Fordham. Lipscomb will take on St. Peter’s on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. and face off against Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. before closing out the weekend against the host Rams on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.