January 30, 20161st2nd3rd4thFinal
USC Upstate2314212381
LIPSCOMB1310201154
Stats at a GlanceUPSTLIP
FG Percentage.415 (27-65) .352 (19-54)
3P FG Percentage.300 (6-20) .269 (7-26)
FT Percentage.778 (21-27) .750 (9-12)
Offensive Rebounds228
Defensive Rebounds2618
Total Rebounds4826
Turnovers1617
Steals66
Bench Points1913
LeadersUPSTLIP
PointsSTARLING - 19
Loren Cagle - 12
ReboundsSTARLING - 15
Riley Northway - 7
AssistsCLENCY - 5
Loren Cagle - 5
StealsWENSLER - 2
DICKERSON - 2
Loren Cagle - 2
BlocksMorgan Turner - 2
Adoption Rally, Star Wars Day highlight wbb matchup with Upstate
Friday, January 29, 2016
By Logan Butts
Adoption Rally, Star Wars Day highlight wbb matchup with Upstate

NASHVILLE – It will be a busy afternoon for fans at the Lipscomb (3-17, 0-5) women’s basketball matchup with Atlantic Sun Conference foe USC Upstate (12-8, 3-2) as Allen Arena will be host to both Lipscomb’s Fifth Annual Adoption Rally as well as Star Wars Day.

The Spartans lead the Lady Bisons 13-3 in the all-time series, including wins in both games from last season. Upstate won 71-68 at home and 76-67 on the road in the 2015-15 campaign.

SCOUTING THE SPARTANS:

  • Stetson enters the matchup coming off of a 69-54 win over North Florida.
  • Brittany Starling leads Stetson in scoring and rebounding at 15.8 points and 12.4 rebounds per game.
  • Brittany Clency and Kristen Dickerson each average 9.9 points per contest.
  • The Spartans have used the same starting lineup for 18 out of 20 games this season.

QUICK HITS:

  • Lipscomb comes into the matchup having lost to Stetson at home 83-62. Junior Alex banks led the team in both points and rebounds with 20 and six, respectively.
  • 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 40th in the nation in points per game with a mark of 19.0. Her 9.8 rebounds per contest ranks third in the conference and 34th in the nation.
  • Cagle ranks 6th in the nation and first in the A-Sun in assists with a 7.4 per game mark.

The game is set to tip off at 1:30 p.m. Follow along with the game on live stats and through live streaming with the links provided.