ATLANTA, Ga. - Following 2-0 weeks by Lipscomb and NJIT, Garrison Mathews and Zach Cooks shared the ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week accolade.
The win was the seventh in Mathews' career and his first of the 2018-19 season.
Mathews guided Lipscomb to victories against #18 TCU and Morehead State over the past seven days as the Bisons improved to 5-1 heading into Saturday's showdown at Middle Tennessee.
Against the top-25 Horned Frogs, the senior guard produced his third 20-point game of the season with 23 while grabbing five rebounds and three assists. It marked Lipscomb's first-ever win vs. a top-25 foe.
In Sunday's win at Morehead State, the Bisons posted their largest margin of victory since 2009 as Mathews scored seven points in the opening 18 minutes of action.
ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Players of the Week - Nov. 26th
Garrison Mathews, Lipscomb
Senior | Guard | Franklin, Tenn. | Criminal Justice
- Seventh Career ASUN Conference Player of the Week; 29th all-time for Lipscomb
- Led Bisons to 2-0 week with road victories vs. #18 TCU & Morehead State
- Tallied 23 points, five rebounds and three assists in 73-64 victory vs top-25 Horned Frogs
- Marked Lipscomb's first-ever win vs. a top-25 opponent in their Division I history
- Registered his third 20-point game of the season and 42nd of his careeer
- Scored seven points in 32-point victory at Morehead State in 18 minutes of action
- Sits as largest margin of victory vs. a Division I foe since 2009 for Lipscomb