Gardner-Webb vs Lipscomb

Gardner-Webb 74, Lipscomb 71


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jason Dawson scored 18 points and Gardner-Webb played tough defense down the stretch to beat Lipscomb 74-71 on Sunday night.

Dawson, who also grabbed five rebounds, scored eight of his points during critical junctures in the game. His jumper with 6:00 remaining in the half gave Gardner-Webb a 60-59 lead. Two minutes later, Dawson hit two free throws to give the Bulldogs a 64-62 lead. His final bucket, another free throw, extended Gardner-Webb's lead to 71-67 with only 16 seconds left to play.

Stefon Johnson and Max Landis both scored 11 points for Gardner-Webb (1-1). Johnson added six rebounds, and his offensive rebound and tip-in with 3:26 to go gave the Bulldogs a 66-64 lead.

Zavion Williams scored 20 points, leading four Lipscomb (1-1) players in double digits. Jacob Arnett and Martin Smith scored 13 points and Malcolm Smith added 10 from the bench.

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
S. Johnson, F255-61-261511
M. Byron, C173-50-05016
L. Buggs, G251-84-46036
M. Landis, G242-76-611311
T. Strange, G240-41-22221
J. Dawson315-135-651118
K. Hartley243-92-25038
D. Harper173-61-22027
S. Butler102-22-22126
C. Hensley30-00-01000
Totals 24-6022-264162274
Lipscomb Bison
D. Smith, F283-50-15416
J. Glenn, C282-42-86146
J. Arnett, G304-72-214313
Z. Williams, G259-183-311322
R. Boyd, G211-50-02153
D. Alexander250-40-03410
M. Smith213-34-421211
M. Smith152-46-1010310
M. Williams70-10-04000
Totals 24-5117-2828162271
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