Lipscomb 68, North Florida 54
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Trey Williams sank a career-high 27 points, including eight 3-pointers, to lead Lipscomb to a 68-54 victory over North Florida on Saturday.
Eddie Ard added 14 points for Lipscomb (6-2, 2-0 Atlantic Sun), including eight free throws on eight attempts.
Rashad Williams led scoring for North Florida (1-7, 0-2) with 13 points. Chris Timberlake and James Grimball added 10 points each.
Lipscomb shot only 24 percent during the first half and trailed for about three minutes during the second half before ultimately taking the lead with 10:22 left in the game on a 3-pointer from Michael Teller to make it 48-46.
The Bisons built a steady lead through the rest of the game, outscoring the Ospreys 20-8.
Gallo Cham led North Florida rebounding with seven, and Ard and Jason Hopkins both grabbed six rebounds for Lipscomb.