|February 02, 2017||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||UPST||LIP|
|FG Percentage||.380 (30-79)||.561 (32-57)|
|3P FG Percentage||.250 (5-20)||.450 (9-20)|
|FT Percentage||.667 (12-18)||.647 (11-17)|
BROUGHTON - 1
CAGLE - 1
|February 04, 2017||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||NJIT||LIP|
|FG Percentage||.421 (24-57)||.339 (20-59)|
|3P FG Percentage||.474 (9-19)||.174 (4-23)|
|FT Percentage||.679 (19-28)||.643 (9-14)|
TORRES - 2
HORTON - 2
NASHVILLE – The Lipscomb (4-17, 1-5) women’s basketball team will be taking on both USC Upstate (8-13, 1-5) and NJIT (9-12, 2-4) for a two-game ASUN home stretch.
The Lady Bisons will face off against the Spartans on Thursday at 6:30 p.m., followed by a date with the Highlanders on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
SCOUTING THE SPARTANS:
- This is the 19th Division I matchup between the two schools, with Upstate holding a 15-3 series lead, including both of last season’s matchups.
- Upstate enters the game having lost to Kennesaw State 79-71 at home.
- Raven Jefferson leads the Spartans in scoring at 14.2 points per game.
SCOUTING THE HIGHLANDERS:
- This is the fourth Division I matchup between the two schools. NJIT won the previous meeting this season 76-68 in New Jersey.
- The Highlanders have two players averaging in double-figures so far this season: Alana Dudley (12.3) and Tatianna Torres (10.2)..
- Danielle Tunstall leads the team in rebounding at 6.2 per contest.
- Senior Alex Banks has been the Lady Bisons’ leading scorer so far this season with 11.5 points per game. The forward notched a career-high 34 points (on 14-20 shooting) and 11 rebounds in the Lady Bisons’ 66-59 victory over Anderson in the home opener. She grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds in a 67-52 loss to Charleston Southern at home. She leads the team with 11.6 points per game.
- Lipscomb heads into the matchup having lost to NJIT at home 76-68 on the road. Freshman Kaylee Cotton led the team with a career-high 24 points, including a 5-12 mark from behind-the-line.
- Junior Loren Cagle was named to the preseason watch list for the Nancy Lieberman Award, which is handed out each season to the best point guard in the nation. She was one of 20 student-athletes to earn the recognition and one of only four players from a mid-major program on the list. She is averaging 8.2 points, 5.1 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.4 steals on the season.
- Banks and Cagle are the only players to start every game so far this year against Lipscomb.
- 11 Lady Bisons are averaging 10 or more minutes per game on the season.
You can follow along with live stats and live streaming for both games at the links provided.