For the second consecutive season, the Lipscomb (6-24) women’s basketball team took on Jacksonville (23-7) in the first round of the ASUN Tournament, and for the second year in a row the Dolphins came out on top, this time 91-64 at Swisher Gymnasium on Friday night.
The Lipscomb women’s basketball team had three players named to the ASUN All-Academic Team including senior Alex Banks who was named the Scholar-Athlete of the Year, as announced by the league offices on Thursday afternoon.
The sixth-seeded Lipscomb (6-23) women’s basketball team is headed to Florida to take on third-seeded Jacksonville (22-7) in the first round of the ASUN Tournament.
Despite a hot start early in the action, the Lipscomb (6-23, 3-11) women’s basketball team could not maintain a lead as Kennesaw State (9-19, 8-6) won 96-69 on Saturday afternoon.
The Lipscomb (6-22, 3-10) women’s basketball team will be travelling to Georgia to take on Kennesaw State (8-19, 7-6) in the final game of the regular season.
As the lone fifth-year Lady Bison suiting up for the Lipscomb (6-22, 3-10) women’s basketball team on Monday night, the pressure to perform on Senior Night was high for Alex Banks. Luckily for the Lady Bisons, Banks came through in helping Lipscomb defeat North Florida (10-18, 3-10) 66-62 in Allen Arena.
It came down to the wire on Saturday afternoon in Allen Arena, but the Lipscomb (5-22, 2-10) women’s basketball team fell just short in an upset bid of Jacksonville (20-7, 9-3) as the Dolphins won 73-67.
The Lipscomb (5-21, 2-9) women’s basketball team is set to take on a pair of ASUN opponents over the weekend for the final home matches of the regular season.
Florida Gulf Coast (21-7, 10-1) started off the game hot from behind-the-arc and never looked back as the Lipscomb (5-21, 2-9) women’s basketball fell on the road to the conference-leading Eagles 90-58 in Alico Arena on Monday night.
It came down to the wire on Saturday afternoon as the Lipscomb (5-20, 2-8) women’s basketball team nearly pulled off the upset against Stetson (20-5, 9-1), the top team in the ASUN Conference, but fell short 66-60 at the Edmunds Center.