|November 25, 2014||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||LIP||MUR|
|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)|
JAMES - 18
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.
- 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.