Lipscomb beats Jacksonville 92-82
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Adnan Hodzic scored 22 points and Lipscomb defeated Jacksonville 92-82 on Thursday night, for its seventh consecutive win.
Lipscomb (15-13, 11-18 Atlantic Sun Conference) jumped out to a 17-6 advantage on a jumper by Michael Lusk with 12:30 left in the first half and never relinquished the lead.
The Bisons scored their last 14 points on free throws, going 14-for-14 from the line in the final 2:29.
Hodzic led six Bisons in double figures as Josh Slater scored 15 points and Brian Wright notched 12. Jordan Burgason and Michael Lusk added 11 each and Jimmy Oden chipped in 12.
Lipscomb was 29-for-36 from the free-throw line (80.6 percent) and shot 60 percent from the field (27 of 45).
Ben Smith led the Dolphins (16-12, 14-5) with 19 points and Lehmon Colbert added 17. Travis Cohn tallied 12 points and Ayron hardy scored 10 for Jacksonville.