Bisons headed to UNCG for Saturday NIT date
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By Kirk Downs
Bisons headed to UNCG for Saturday NIT date


NASHVILLE - It's official. Lipscomb will travel back to North Carolina on Saturday to take on UNC Greensboro in the second round of the NIT. 

The Bisons (26-7) and top seeded Spartans (29-6) are set to tip off at 1 p.m. CT on ESPN. 

Tickets will go on sale Thursday at 11 a.m. CT and can be purchased HERE. All ticket sales for this game will be General Admission only at $12 each, while ages 2 and under are free. 

Saturday's winner will move on to the quarterfinals where they will face either NC State, Georgetown or Harvard on March 26-27. 

Lipscomb advanced to the next round with its first-ever postseason win Tuesday, 89-81, over Davidson.

Led by junior Michael Buckland's 19 points, the Bisons had to complete a second-half comeback against the Wildcats to keep their season alive.

UNCG, the first team left out of the NCAA Tournament, knocked off Campbell 84-69 in front of 4,459 fans at the Greensboro Coliseum. Isaiah Miller led the way with 25 points for UNCG, while Fancis Alonso Demetrius Troy added 22 and 14, respectively.