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Lady Bisons seek to complete season sweep of Stetson

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Lipscomb on the Air

Online Radio: Lipscomb Sports Network, www.LipscombSports.com (Benjamin Seamon, play-by-play; Ryan Daly, color analyst)

Online Video: ASun.TV (Stetson audio feed)

The Game

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons (4-23, 2-15 A-Sun) travels to DeLand, Fla., for its final road game against Stetson (5-22, 5-13 A-Sun) Saturday afternoon.  Game time is 2 p.m. CT from the Edmunds Center.

Lipscomb lost 64-45 to Florida Gulf Coast Thursday evening after turning the ball over 15 times in the first half and falling behind early.  FGCU had a 60-38 advantage in attempts from the field.  Jenna Bartsokas led the Lady Bisons with 15 points while Anna Bowers added 10 points off the bench.

Forward Ashli Jackson sank four three-pointers and scored a season-high 20 points Thursday evening against Belmont at the Edmunds Center, but it wasn't enough as the Stetson women's basketball team fell by a 79-52 score. Belmont led 41-20 at the half.

Stetson holds the series advantage 7-6.  Lipscomb defeated Stetson 79-60 in Allen Arena on Jan. 2.  Freshman Chelsea McMeans had a career-high 17 points with seven rebounds off the bench.  The Lady Bisons had 22 assists on 27 baskets while committing a program record low six turnovers.
    
Quick Hits
  • Lipscomb is 0-12 on the road this year. The Lady Bisons have lost 19 consecutive road games dating back to a 59-54 loss at USC Upstate on Jan. 15 last year.
  • Lipscomb must win its final three games while Stetson must lose its final two games for the Lady Bisons to receive a berth to the A-Sun tournament.
  • Lipscomb is 1-21 when giving up 61 or more points.  Lipscomb gives up 58.2 points in wins and 70.5 points in losses.
  • Lipscomb has outrebounded its opponent only six times this year. The Lady Bisons have the 7th worse rebounding margin (-7.8) in the nation.
  • After averaging 14.4 turnovers a game over the first 13 games of the season, the Lady Bisons have averaged 19.3 turnovers over the last 14 games.
  • Lipscomb has a 0.51 assist-to-turnover ratio over the last six games
  • During Lipscomb’s current 11 game losing streak, the Lady Bisons are shooting 35.6 percent from the field and 26.4 percent from the 3-point line while their opponents are hitting 42.8 percent of their shots.