Ard’s 3-pointer lifts Lipscomb past S.C.-Upstate 76-75 in overtime
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Eddie Ard scored 24 points and hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds left in overtime to lift Lipscomb to a 76-74 win Thursday night over S.C.-Upstate.
Ard made 5-of-10 3-pointers for Lipscomb (8-10, 2-2 Atlantic Sun).
Jeremy Byrd missed a 2-point jumper with 2 seconds left in overtime for SC-Upstate (3-15, 1-3). His layup with 3 seconds left in regulation tied it at 66.
Brandon Brown, Adnan Hodzic and Josh Slater all had 13 points for Lipscomb.
Luke Payne led the Spartans with 19 points. Byrd and Bobby Davis scored 14 each.