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Wednesday, August 31, 2005
The Lipscomb Bisons have officially clinched a berth in the Atlantic Sun Conference basketball tournament according to the conference office.
Devlin Pierce, assistant commissioner of the Atlantic Sun announced Friday afternoon that Lipscomb, Belmont, UCF and Gardner-Webb have all qualified for the tournament.
Pierce stressed that 11 wins is not a guarantee of a berth, but that the conference "did some scenarios and Belmont and Lipscomb cannot lose out in any scenario."
Tonight, the winner of Jacksonville-Georgia State game clinches a spot, and a loss by Stetson eliminates the Hatters.
There are still four berths left to fill.
The tournament begins Thursday at Belmont University.