Lipscomb 57, Stetson 52
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Eddie Ard and Brian Fisk combined for 39 points to lead Lipscomb to a 57-52 victory Monday over cold-shooting Stetson.
Lipscomb (9-6, 5-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) got 22 points from Ard and 17 from Fisk, the only Bisons in double figures.
The Hatters (2-12, 2-4) trailed just 54-52 when Lipscomb’s Trey Williams made two free throws with 21 seconds left. Ard closed the scoring with another free throw with 15 seconds left as the Bisons won their fourth straight.
Stetson never led in the second half, shooting just 30.4 percent for the game. They were led by Anthony Register with 13 points, though he was just 3-of-13 from the field. Karl Hollingsworth had 10.
Lipscomb led 29-22 at the half. The Bisons’ largest lead in the second half was 39-26 with 14:43 left on a jumper by James Poindexter.
Lipscomb shot 43.9 percent for the game.