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Lipscomb renews Middle Tennessee rivalry with 84-74 win

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Garrison Mathews led four players scoring in double figures with 29 points and Lipscomb beat Middle Tennessee 84-74 on Saturday night.

Rob Marberry scored 12 and Kenny Cooper and Ahsan Asadullah each scored 10 as the Bisons (6-1) won in a series that had taken an 11-year break. It was Lipscomb's first win in the series since Jan. 12, 1961.

Middle Tennessee (3-5) led 38-37 at halftime. Out of the break, Matthews and Cooper each made jump shots and Eli Pepper had a pair of free throws and Lipscomb never trailed again. Lipscomb controlled the interior, outscoring the Blue Raiders 32-22.

Antonio Green tied a career-high 30 points for the Blue Raiders and Jayce Johnson scored 16.

The series started in 1937, and Middle Tennessee now leads the series 32-20. The Blue Raiders beat Lipscomb 68-62 in the last game played between the two on Nov. 16, 2007.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Lipscomb 6-1 374784
home team logo Middle Tenn. 3-5 383674
Team Stats
away team logo Lipscomb 6-1 84.1 PPG 40.9 RPG 17.3 APG
home team logo Middle Tenn. 3-5 67.3 PPG 41.6 RPG 10.7 APG
Key Players
24
G. Mathews 19.4 PPG 5.2 RPG 1.9 APG 44.7 FG%
55
A. Green 18.3 PPG 4.3 RPG 1.2 APG 38.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB