February 27, 20191st2nd3rd4thFinal
NJIT1218172269
Lipscomb1310131753
Stats at a GlanceNJITLIP
FG Percentage.404 (19-47) .309 (17-55)
3P FG Percentage.353 (6-17) .276 (8-29)
FT Percentage.714 (25-35) .786 (11-14)
Offensive Rebounds59
Defensive Rebounds2827
Total Rebounds3336
Turnovers1524
Steals73
Bench Points613
LeadersNJITLIP
PointsGUARINO - 23
CLARK - 13
ReboundsTUNSTALL - 7
BAJIC - 7
HAMMAKER - 8
AssistsLIBBY - 3
SHORT - 3
HAMMAKER - 3
StealsALLEN - 3
SHORT - 1
MORROW - 1
ROSENBAUM - 1
BlocksTUNSTALL - 2
BAJIC - 2
KMEC - 1
SHORT - 1
Women's basketball drops home meeting with NJIT
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Logan Butts
Women's basketball drops home meeting with NJIT

NASHVILLE – The Lipscomb women’s basketball team hit the court again on Wednesday night after over a week since their last outing, and the Lady Bisons fell to NJIT 69-53 in Allen Arena.

Lipscomb (3-24, 1-13) and the Highlanders (6-21, 3-11) played a sluggish game, combining for42 fouls and 39 turnovers.

The loss eliminates the Lady Bisons from postseason contention. A 12-0 NJIT run to end the first half propelled the Highlanders to a second-half lead that the Bisons were not able to overcome.

Sophomore Taylor Clark led the Lady Bisons with to go along with five rebounds.

Redshirt-sophomore Emily Kmec added 11 points and five rebounds.

Junior Lauren Rau notched 11 points and four rebounds.

NJIT was paced by Kelly Guarino’s 23 points, including a perfect 14-14 from the free throw line.

 

BISON TIDBITS:                                                                                 

  • Juniors Carleigh Short and Anna Hammaker led the team with three assists each.
  • Hammaker also led the squad with eight rebounds despite fouling out in the fourth quarter.
  • Rau also fouled out in the final minutes of action.
  • Lipscomb won the rebounding battle (36-33) for the second game in a row.
  • NJIT had 11 assists to Lipscomb’s 9.
  • Seven Lady Bisons played 10 or more minutes, led by 35 minutes from Short

 

UP NEXT:

Lipscomb will hit the road for a meeting with North Alabama on Saturday at 1 p.m.