ETSU edges past Lipscomb to 86-81 victory
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Kevin Tiggs and Travis Strong both hit 18 points and grabbed four rebounds each to lead ETSU to a 86-81 win over Lipscomb on Saturday.
Courtney Pigram added 13 points, with Kenyona Swader contributing 11 points and Micah Williams, 10, for ETSU (9-9, 3-2 Atlantic Sun). The Buccaneers had five players with double-digit scoring.
Lipscomb (8-11, 2-3) led at the half 44-41 and out-rebounded ETSU 37-44. But it wasn’t enough to overcome the Buccaneers, who outscored the Bisons in the second half 45-37.
Josh Slater led Lipscomb in scoring with 17 points while Eddie Ard added 14 points and five rebounds.
Adnan Hodzic hit 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Bisons while Michael Lusk hit 12 points and Brandon Brown earned 11. The Bisons also had five players with double-digit scores.