November 25, 20141st2ndFinal
Lipscomb442771
Murray St.373774
Stats at a GlanceLIPMUR
FG Percentage.413 (26-63) .517 (31-60)
3P FG Percentage.400 (10-25) .200 (2-10)
FT Percentage.692 (9-13) .500 (10-20)
Offensive Rebounds1112
Defensive Rebounds2528
Total Rebounds3640
Turnovers1416
Steals67
Bench Points1711
LeadersLIPMUR
PointsSOUTHERN - 21
KIRBY - 18
JAMES - 18
ReboundsSOUTHERN - 12
JAMES - 8
AssistsBLISS - 7
CUNNINGHAM - 6
StealsPOTTS - 2
KIRBY - 3
BlocksSOUTHERN - 2
HOSEY - 1
Women's hoops travels to Murray for pre-holiday match
Monday, November 24, 2014
Women's hoops travels to Murray for pre-holiday match

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Before the Lipscomb women’s basketball team heads home for the Thanksgiving holiday, the team will make a stop in Murray, Kentucky to square off with the Murray State Racers Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The Lady Bisons (1-3) are looking to rebound from a devastating loss to Tennessee State this past weekend. The Purple and Gold dropped a 73-55 result to the Lady Tigers where the team committed a season-high 28 turnovers. Danay Fothergill led the team with 11 points while Sara Bliss picked up seven rebounds.

Murray State (2-2) enters Tuesday’s game hunting for another victory as well after falling 75-68 to Wright State this past Thursday. The Racers picked up wins over Blackburn (110-31) and Alabama A&M (102-81) after falling to Ohio University (111-60) in the team’s first game of the season.

The event will be broadcast on the OVC Digital Network and Live Stats will be available.  

Quick Hits:

  • Tuesday’s game will be the sixth meeting between the two teams since Lipscomb came into the NCAA. Murray State holds the overall advantage 3-2. The last time the two teams met, the Racers pulled off an 86-79 victory over the Lady Bisons inside Allen Arena.
  • The contest with Murray State is the second of four-straight games in which the Lady Bisons play an OVC team. Lipscomb played TSU Saturday falling 73-55 to the Lady Tigers. Following Tuesday’s match with Murray, the Purple and Gold travels to Morehead State on Nov. 29 followed by a game at Belmont on Dec. 2.
  • Lipscomb ranks second in the Atlantic Sun for with a field goal percentage of .753. The team also ranks third in the conference for defensive rebounds averaging 26.8 per game as well as three-pointers made hitting 6.3 per game.
  • Loren Cagle sits atop the league with a three point percentage of .800 while Alex Banks ranks third for field goal percentage sporting a .545.
  • In all four games this season, the Lady Bisons have allowed 70-79 points. The Purple and Gold is 1-0 when scoring 80-89 points, 0-1 when scoring 60-69 points, and 0-2 when scoring 50-59 points.