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Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Lipscomb's Lady Bisons basketball team picked up their first victory of the season Sunday with a 65-60 victory over Birmingham-Southern at the Sheraton Roundball Classic in Birmingham , Ala.
The Lady Bisons were led by Courtney Boynton with 15 points, seven rebounds, a game-high seven assists and six steals.
Boynton was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Lindsay Daly scored 14 points and Dana Carrigan added 12.
Katie Beth Pate had her best game of the season pulling down a game-high 12 rebounds. She also scored five points.
Lipscomb out-rebounded Birmingham-Southern 41-40, marking the third time in as many games the Lady Bisons have held the advantage on the boards.
The Lady Bisons, shooting 42 percent from the field, led 32-26 at halftime. With nine minutes left in the game they held a 55-41 lead, their largest advantage of the game.
But Birmingham-Southern fought back, narrowing the gap at the end.
Lipscomb is 1-2. Birmingham-Southern fell to 1-3.