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Wednesday, January 05, 2011
FORT MYERS, FLA. – It was a warm, sunny day in Fort Myers, but the Lipscomb Lady Bisons experienced a freezing outing from the field in their 75-57 loss Wednesday afternoon at Florida Gulf Coast in Alico Arena.
Florida Gulf Coast (11-0, 4-0 A-Sun) was the second Lipscomb opponent in the last week that receives votes in the national polls. Lipscomb lost 91-52 at Miami on Saturday.
FGCU led 48-38 on the boards. Bartsokas had a team-high eight rebounds while Bowers brought down seven and Phillips had six boards.
FGCU began to open the contest early going on a 9-2 run to take an 18-9 lead eight minutes into the contest. The Eagles pushed their lead to 17 points, 41-24, with a minute to play in the first half and led 41-27 at halftime.
Lipscomb closed the game on a 15-4 run.