Hodzic’s 24 points lift Lipscomb past Gardner-Webb 83-71
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Adnan Hodzic scored 24 points as Lipscomb rallied in the second half to defeat Gardner-Webb 83-71 Thursday night.
Lipscomb (14-15, 8-7 Atlantic Sun) took the lead for good 49-47 with 10:45 left on a layup by Michael Lusk after a steal.
Gardner-Webb (15-14, 9-6) had led 35-30 at the half.
Hodzic hit 11-of-13 from the floor and was 2-of-2 from the free throw line. Eddie Ard added 21 points for the Bisons, LaKory Daniels had 13 and Lusk had 12 coming off the bench.
Gardner-Webb was led by Aaron Linn with 29 points, Grayson Flittner with 19 and Thomas Sanders with 12 though he hit just 4-of-19 from the field. Linn was 12-of-17 from the floor.