Murray State vs Lipscomb

Murray St. 88, Lipscomb 79

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Isaiah Canaan scored 32 points, 19 in the second half, as Murray State fought off a tough challenge by Lipscomb for an 88-79 nonconference victory Monday night.

Canaan, who scored 30 in his previous game, made 10 of 17 shots, including 6 of 11 on 3-pointers.

Ed Daniel added 18 points and 18 rebounds to get his fourth straight double-double for the Racers (5-1), and Stacy Wilson added 23 points and six assists.

The Bisons (2-3) led 40-39 at halftime and 46-41 with 17:59 left in the second half. Murray State pulled ahead 47-46 with 15:55 left after a layup and 3-pointer by Canaan and never trailed again.

Lipscomb cut a 12-point deficit to four, 80-76, on Carter Sanderson's 3-pointer with 1:54 left, but the Racers used free throws to rebuild their lead to 10.

Malcolm Smith led Lipscomb with 22 points, Deonte Alexander had 18 and Martin Smith 17.

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Scoreboard
Murray State (5-1) «394988
Lipscomb (2-3)403979

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Murray State Racers
S. Wilson, F368-182-266221
E. Daniel, F324-912-17183520
B. Garrett, F121-11-23043
I. Canaan, G3910-176-964432
D. Fields, G314-100-033110
Z. Henderson, F111-10-04012
J. Moss, F110-10-01010
T. Gilmore, F100-00-01020
E. McCree, F90-00-02020
C. Ford, G70-00-00100
T. Rambo, F20-10-00000
Total 28-5821-3047172288
 48.3%70.0% 
Lipscomb Bison
M. Smith, F376-155-652219
M. Smith, F357-146-1051420
S. Hurt, C222-60-09154
D. Alexander, G357-152-233418
K. Sankey, G283-92-412628
C. Sanderson, G243-92-202210
O. Garcia, C110-20-00030
T. Denny, G50-10-00000
C. Johnson, G30-00-00010
Total 28-7117-2437152379
 39.4%70.8% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328
 
Other games
SJST 57 Final
KAN 70