Lipscomb 97, Belmont 85

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Lipscomb forward Eddie Ard scored 25 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had four assists to lead his team past Belmont 97-85 in overtime Friday.

James Poindexter had 24 points for Lipscomb (11-6, 7-2 Atlantic Sun), while Belmont (8-8, 6-3) was led by Justin Hare’s 20 points.

The game was tight throughout with Belmont up 42-39 at the half and the score tied at 79-79 at the end of regulation.

Lipscomb took control in overtime, outscoring Belmont 18-6 in the extra period.

Brian Fisk scored 16 and Michael Lusk 12 for Lipscomb. Boomer Herndon scored 16 for Belmont, while Brian Collins and Andrew Preston had 12 points each.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
B. Collins B. Collins
4-8,  12 Pts
10 Rebs, 4 Assists
E. Ard E. Ard
6-13,  25 Pts
11 Rebs, 4 Assists

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