|Stats at a Glance||GWU||LIP|
|FG Percentage||.400 (24-60)||.471 (24-51)|
|3P FG Percentage||.200 (4-20)||.353 (6-17)|
|FT Percentage||.846 (22-26)||.607 (17-28)|
BUGGS - 6
TEAM - 6
SMITH - 4
ALEXANDER - 4
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Bisons on the Air
Radio: WPRT-FM 102.5 The Game (Jonathan Seamon, play-by-play; Justin Seamon, color analyst; Craig Hartline, studio host)
Online Video: ASun.TV (Lipscomb Sports Network audio feed)
The Lipscomb Bisons host former Atlantic Sun foe and current Big South Conference member Gardner-Webb Sunday evening at 7:15. A win for the Bisons gives them a 2-0 start for the first time since the 2006-07 season and for only the second time since moving to the NCAA.
Gardner-Webb leads the all-time series 8-7. The teams met twice a year from the 2000-01 to 2007-08 seasons with the exception of the 2002-03 season when the squads didn’t play. Lipscomb is 4-2 in Allen Arena against Gardner-Webb and has won the last four meetings in Allen.
Lipscomb defeated Fort Valley State 96-53 at home Friday. Senior Justin Glenn paced the Bisons with 16 points on 7-of-7 shooting. Also in double figures for the Bisons were guard Zavion Williams with 14, guard Deonte Alexander with 12, guard Robert Boyd with 11 and guard Carter Sanderson with 10.
Gardner-Webb is coming off a 65-44 loss at Clemson Friday night. The game was tied at halftime, but Clemson held a 36-15 second half advantage. Gardner-Webb was led by Laron Buggs with 14 points and seven rebounds. The Bulldogs shot a cool 31.1 percent connecting on 14 field goals in 45 attempts.
Lipscomb was selected by the A-Sun coaches and media to finish sixth in the conference preseason poll. The Bisons were one vote shy of Mercer in the coaches’ poll for fifth place. Belmont was picked to win the league in both polls.
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