Jacksonville beats Lipscomb 79-73

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP)—Ben Smith scored 22 points and Ayron Hardy added 20 as Jacksonville beat Lipscomb 79-73 on Thursday night.

Lehmon Colbert added 13 points for the Dolphins (7-8, 4-3 Atlantic Sun Conference), who have won four in a row and six of their last seven.

The Dolphins took an 11-point lead at halftime and hung on for the win despite being outscored 49-44 by the Bisons in the second half.

Jacksonville dominated the Bisons in the paint, outscoring them 45-28. The Dolphins also scored 24 points off of 20 Lipscomb turnovers.

Adnan Hodzic led the Bisons (8-8, 5-2) with 24 points and Jordan Burgason added 21, including going 7-for-9 on 3-pointers. Lipscomb finished 10-for-25 from long range (40 percent).

The Dolphins were 7-for-16 on 3-point attempts (43.8 percent), as Smith and Hardy hit three apiece.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Lipscomb
Adnan Hodzic Adnan Hodzic
9-14,  24 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Jacksonville
Ayron Hardy Ayron Hardy
8-10,  20 Pts
7 Rebs, 5 Assists

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