Scores

Final OT

Lipscomb 81

(8-12, 4-7 A-Sun)

Stetson 85

(9-11, 6-6 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, January 31, 2009

    Edmunds Center, Deland, Florida

    1 2 OT T
    LIP 33 31 1781
    STET 40 24 2185

    Top Performers

    Lipscomb: M. Lusk 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

    Stetson: G. Blair 26 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Stetson 85, Lipscomb 81

    Associated Press

    DELAND, Fla. -- Garfield Blair scored nine of his 26 points in overtime to lead Stetson to an 85-81 victory over Lipscomb on Saturday night.

    Blair also had 10 rebounds for the Hatters (9-11, 6-6 Atlantic Sun Conference), who snapped their three-game losing streak.

    Stetson pulled ahead by seven points and went 12 of 14 from the free-throw line in overtime.

    Lipscomb (8-12, 4-7) cut the lead to 81-78 on Michael Lusk's free throws with 22 seconds left, but A.J. Smith hit two free throws to push the advantage to 83-78 with 18 seconds remaining.

    Lusk, who led Lipscomb with 22 points, came back with a 3-pointer, but Blair sealed it with two free throws with 5 seconds left.

    Smith also scored nine in overtime, finishing with 22 points. Kris Thomas added 14 for Stetson.

    Adnan Hodzic scored 17 points and Josh Slater had 14 and nine rebounds for Lipscomb.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIP
    STET
    Points 81 85
    FG Made-Attempted 31-66 (.470) 28-60 (.467)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-22 (.455) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 22-30 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 9

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 5, 2009 STET 76, @LIP 68Recap
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