Lipscomb rolls past SIU-Edwardsville 94-74
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Adnan Hodzic scored 20 points to lead five players in double figures as Lipscomb defeated SIU-Edwardsville 94-74 on Thursday night.
The Bisons (3-6), who have won three of their past four games, shot 63.6 from the field (21-for-33) in the second half to defeat SIU-Edwardsville for the second time this season. Lipscomb beat the Cougars 67-64 on Nov. 28.
SIU-Edwardsville (2-7), a Division II program, led 42-34 at halftime, but the Bisons took the lead at 54-52 on Josh Slater’s three-point play with 12:06 left. That was part of an 18-0 run that gave Lipscomb a 67-52 advantage with 8:54 left.
Lipscomb was 11-for-19 from the 3-point line (57.9 percent).
Brian Wright was 7-for-7 from the field and finished with 19 points. Brandon Brown had 17 points, Jordan Burgason added 12 and Slater scored 11.
Mark Yelovich led the Cougars with 17 points and LeShaun Murphy added 11.