Lipscomb vs E. Tennessee State

Lipscomb 73, ETSU 65

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - Jordan Burgason scored a career-high 33 points, including nine 3-pointers, to lead Lipscomb (10-10, 5-3) to a 73-65 win over East Tennessee State Saturday in Atlantic Sun action.

Burgason's points are the most scored by an Atlantic Sun player this season. His nine treys matches his NCAA-era school record, which Burgason set Dec. 21 at Iowa State. Lipscomb was previously an NAIA school.

Freshman Martin Smith scored a career-high 17 points for the Bison, who sank a season-high 15 3-pointers.

Despite that barrage, Lipscomb - leading 39-30 at halftime - trailed 51-44 midway through the second half after ETSU's 17-3 run. Jarvis Jones, who led ETSU (10-8, 5-3) with 18 points, led that surge, along with Tommy Hubbard and Sheldon Cooley.

Lipscomb regained the lead for good, 59-56, on a Burgason trey. ETSU twice cut the lead to a point before Smith's trey put Lipscomb up 69-65 with 0:56 left.

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Lipscomb Bison
D. Smith, F101-20-01002
J. Glenn, C262-40-03144
J. Burgason, G389-156-841333
J. Arnett, G332-70-13415
D. Alexander, G304-90-06519
Z. Williams230-50-08510
M. Smith206-81-122117
M. Smith111-21-22013
M. Williams70-00-02010
C. Sanderson20-00-00010
Totals 25-528-1233181473
 48.1%66.7% 
E. Tennessee State Buccaneers
T. Hubbard, F385-153-4104514
I. Brown, F323-42-213118
A. Sollazzo, G382-142-48636
S. Cooley, G275-100-020110
M. Dubose, G141-80-02012
L. Poderis283-41-36017
J. Jones237-150-030218
Totals 26-708-1346111465
 37.1%61.5% 
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Jacksonville1-413-9287
N.J. Tech1-49-12246
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Mercer3-59-12180
Citadel2-79-13254
W. Carolina1-66-14225
VMI1-64-14336
 
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