|November 19, 2019||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||MUR||LIP|
|FG Percentage||.404 (23-57)||.349 (22-63)|
|3P FG Percentage||.333 (7-21)||.227 (5-22)|
|FT Percentage||.583 (14-24)||1.000 (8-8)|
HOLCOMB - 3
TURLEY - 3
COLLIER - 1
GIBSON - 2
KMEC - 1
CLARK - 1
NASHVILLE - Fresh off a thrilling victory in their home opener, the Lipscomb women’s basketball team will return to Allen Arena on Tuesday night for a matchup with Murray State.
Tipoff between the Lady Bisons and the Racers will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Nashville.
SCOUTING THE RACERS:
- Murray State is 1-2 to start the season, with losses at No. 9 Louisville and No. 8 Mississippi State and a win at Mississippi Valley.
- The Racers lead the all-time series 7-2, including a 97-61 win in Kentucky last season.
- Sophomore Macey Turley leads the team in scoring so far this season at 14.0 points per contest.
- Junior Laci Hawthorne is nearly averaging a double-double with nine point and seven rebounds per game.
- Lipscomb won its home opener in exciting fashion on Friday night with a 71-69 victory over NKU. Four players scored in double-figures, led by 17 from Casey Collier. Carleigh Short scored 13 and hit the game-tying bucket with 12.8 seconds left. Despite missing much of the game due to foul trouble, Dorie Harrison hit the game-winning free throws with under two seconds left.
- The Lady Bisons opened the 2019-20 season an 82-60 loss at Dayton last week. Newcomers scored 51 of Lipscomb’s 60 points.
- Collier is averaging a team-high 12.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.
- Jalyn Holcomb is scoring 11.3 points per contest, while Harrison adds 10.3 points and 4.7 rebounds.
- Lipscomb returns 10 players, nine of which played last season, including two seniors (Carleigh Short and Emily Kmec), two juniors (Sydney Shelton and Taylor Clark), and six sophomores (Jane Deason, Keely Morrow, Taylor Hammack, Kailey Rosenbaum, Gabi Grillon, and Gracie Simpson).
- Joining the Lady Bisons are two sophomore transfers (Dorie Harrison from Kentucky and Lindsey Whiteside from Rhodes, head coach Lauren Sumski’s former school) and three freshmen (Casey Collier, Jalyn Holcomb, and Blythe Pearson).