The Lipscomb (1-4) women’s basketball’s five-game season opening road stretch came to a close on Sunday afternoon as the Lady Bisons fell 72-48 to Middle Tennessee (3-0) at the Murphy Center.
It will be a game 57 years in the making on Monday night when the Bisons take on Abilene Christian at 7 p.m. at Moody Coliseum.
The Bisons struggled offensively against Texas in an 80-57 loss to the Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
The Lipscomb (1-3) women’s basketball team gave Butler (3-0) a tough matchup for one half on Friday night at the historic Hinkle Fieldhouse, but it was not enough as the Bulldogs pulled away in the second half for a 70-58 victory.
Lipscomb had a tough time getting around the block of Kennesaw State as the top-seeded Owls set a school record with 22.5 blocks to take down the Bisons 3-1.
The Bisons will tiopff against Texas at 4 p.m. on the Longhorn Network
The Bisons had several scoring chances against the No. 19 Butler Bulldogs but could not erase the goose egg on the scoreboard in a 2-0 loss in the opening round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Playing as the No. 4 seed in the ASUN Championship, the Lipscomb volleyball team opened up first round action with a dominating 3-0 (25-15-, 25-12, 25-15) win over No. 5 North Florida Thursday evening in Allen Arena.
The Lipscomb (1-2) women’s basketball team will close out its season-opening road stretch with a pair of matchups over the weekend as the Lady Bisons take on Butler (2-0) and Middle Tennessee (2-0).