Scores

Final

FGCU 79

(5-8, 2-2 A-Sun)

Lipscomb 89

(6-7, 3-1 A-Sun)

    8:30 PM ET, January 4, 2010

    Allen Arena, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    FGCU 41 3879
    LIP 46 4389

    Top Performers

    Florida Gulf Coast: K. Marks 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Lipscomb: J. Burgason 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lipscomb 89, Florida Gulf Coast 79

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Johnny Lee and Jordan Burgason scored 22 points each as Lipscomb defeated Florida Gulf Coast 89-79 on Monday night.

    Brandon Brown added 20 points for the Bisons (6-7, 3-1 Atlantic Sun Conference), who have now won two in a row. Josh Slater chipped in with 10 points and seven assists, while Adnan Hodzic contributed 10 points and eight rebounds.

    Two free throws from Lee with 8:52 to play in the second half gave Lipscomb a 71-61 lead, their first double-digit advantage. The Eagles (5-8, 2-2) were able to cut the lead to five points, but a quick 7-2 run by the Bisons gave them an 82-72 lead with 2:20 left in the game.

    Reed Baker led Florida Gulf Coast with 17 points on 5-for-11 shooting. Anthony Banks added 13, while Kyle Marks scored 12.

    The Bisons shot 25-for-49 from the field (51 percent) and dished out 21 assists as a team.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FGCU
    LIP
    Points 79 89
    FG Made-Attempted 32-60 (.533) 25-49 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 15-33 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 24-32 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 10

    2009-10 Season

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