Lipscomb beats Mercer 88-67

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MACON, Ga. (AP)—Adnan Hodzic had 20 points and four other Lipscomb players scored in double figures in an 88-67 victory over Mercer on Friday night, extending its winning streak to six games.

Josh Slater scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bisons (13-13, 9-8 Atlantic Sun Conference), who have also won seven of their last nine contests. Brian Wright had 13 points and Michael Lusk and Jimmy Oden each added 11 points.

Lipscomb shot 56.9 percent from the field (29-for-51) compared to the Bears (16-12, 10-7), who hit 39.3 percent of their attempts (24-for-61) for the game.

James Florence led Mercer with 34 points and Michael Ellis scored 12 points. With the loss, the Bears had their longest winning streak of the season snapped at five games.

The Bisons, who went 10 of 18 from beyond the arc (55.6 percent), also outrebounded Mercer 40-28.

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