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Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Lipscomb on the Air
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons (4-21, 2-13 A-Sun) attempt to avoid tying their longest losing streak in the NCAA-era, 10 games, when they travel to Spartanburg, S.C., to face USC Upstate (15-8, 9-5 A-Sun) Thursday evening at 4 p.m. CT.
After falling behind by 17 in the first half against Jacksonville Monday night, the Lady Bisons were not able to recover and fell 62-43. Freshman Hannah Phillips and junior Valerie Bronson led Lipscomb with eight points each. It was the second straight game that a Lady Bison didn’t score in double digits.
Tee’Ara Copney led four Spartans in double figures with 21 points as Upstate defeated Mercer 87-78 on the road Monday night. Copney shot 6-of-11 from the 3-point line while Upstate shot 51.6 percent from the floor.
USC Upstate holds a 3-2 advantage in the series. Upstate has won both games in Spartanburg. On Jan. 9 Upstate defeated Lipscomb 63-51 after closing the first half on a 17-3 run. Anna Bowers and Phillips led Lipscomb with 15 points while Kenra Wallace paced the Spartans with 21 points.