December 28, 20151st2nd3rd4thFinal
Lipscomb1210141349
Alabama142742368
Stats at a GlanceLIPUA
FG Percentage.375 (18-48) .386 (22-57)
3P FG Percentage.500 (9-18) .333 (6-18)
FT Percentage.667 (4-6) .857 (18-21)
Offensive Rebounds717
Defensive Rebounds1824
Total Rebounds2541
Turnovers2117
Steals612
Bench Points1314
LeadersLIPUA
PointsAlex Banks - 16
Cook - 20
ReboundsAshley Southern - 8
Cook - 7
Hegstetter - 7
AssistsLoren Cagle - 3
Riley Northway - 3
Middlebrook - 5
StealsLoren Cagle - 3
Cook - 3
Middlebrook - 3
BlocksKennedy Potts - 1
Ashley Southern - 1
Riley Northway - 1
Bolton - 1
Hegstetter - 1
December 30, 20151st2nd3rd4thFinal
Lipscomb117231152
Jackson State181551553
Stats at a GlanceLIPJSUW
FG Percentage.295 (18-61) .389 (21-54)
3P FG Percentage.313 (10-32) .250 (5-20)
FT Percentage.750 (6-8) .500 (6-12)
Offensive Rebounds1215
Defensive Rebounds1730
Total Rebounds2945
Turnovers1624
Steals98
Bench Points1929
LeadersLIPJSUW
PointsLoren Cagle - 17
Woodson - 12
ReboundsRiley Northway - 9
Bile - 15
AssistsLoren Cagle - 5
Robinson - 2
Hughes - 2
StealsLoren Cagle - 3
Nailer - 2
Woodson - 2
Blocks
Women's hoops set for post-Christmas road trip to Alabama, Mississippi
Sunday, December 27, 2015
By Logan Butts
Women's hoops set for post-Christmas road trip to Alabama, Mississippi

NASHVILLE – After a stretch of nine consecutive games in Nashville, the Lipscomb (3-10) women’s basketball team will be hitting the road for a post-Christmas trip to Alabama and Jackson State.

The first stop will take place on Monday as the Purple and Gold take on Alabama (10-2) at 6 p.m. Next, Lipscomb will head to Mississippi for a matchup with Jackson State (5-5) at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

SCOUTING THE CRIMSON TIDE:

  • Alabama enters the matchup coming off of a 72-57 win over Grambling State.
  • Hannah Cook is the Crimson Tide’s leading scorer at 13.0 points per contest to go along with 6.2 rebounds.
  • Quanetria Bolton (10.3) and Meoshonti Knight (10.2) both average in double-figure scoring.
  • Nikki Hegstetter leads the team in rebounding at 7.6 per contest.

SCOUTING THE TIGERS:

  • Jackson State’s last outing ended in a 59-54 loss to Northwestern State.
  • Derica Wiggins is the Tigers’ leading scorer at 13.8 points per contest.
  • Nyahok Bile paces Jackson State in rebounding with a 6.7 mark.

QUICK HITS:

  • The Lady Bisons lost to Western Kentucky 64-56 at home in their last outing. Senior Ashley Southern led the way for the Purple and Gold with 22 points and four rebounds.Sophomore Loren Cagle racked up nine assists to go along with five points and three rebounds.
  • In the first game of the season, Lipscomb lost to Loyola (MD) 57-52 at home. In the loss, Southern set a program NCAA-era record for rebounds in a single game with 20. She also added 15 points.
  • For her performance in the opening week, Southern was named the Co-Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time in her career. She was also named the A-Sun Player of the Week after the second week of action.
  • Southern is ranked first in the A-Sun and 14th in the nation in points per game with a mark of 21.8. Her 10.5 rebounds per contest ranks second in the conference and 23rd in the nation.
  • Cagle ranks 3rd in the nation and first in the A-Sun in assists with a 8.0 per game mark.
  • Lipscomb faces off with Alabama for the first time in the Division I era. Over the past five seasons, the Purple and Gold are 0-8 against SEC schools. The Lady Bisons last matchup with an SEC opponent came last season versus Tennessee at home in an 85-51 loss.