Scores

Final

Lipscomb 74

(13-12, 10-6 A-Sun)

USC Upstate 81

(5-19, 5-10 A-Sun)

    7:30 PM ET, February 11, 2010

    1 2 T
    LIP 40 3474
    UPST 31 5081

    Top Performers

    Lipscomb: A. Hodzic 22 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    South Carolina Upstate: M. Uzochukwu 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    S.C.-Upstate 81, Lipscomb 74

    Associated Press

    SPARTANBURGK, S.C. -- Mezie Uzochukwu scored 13 points and South Carolina-Upstate defeated Lipscomb 81-74 on Thursday night.

    The Spartans (5-19, 5-10 Atlantic Sun Conference) turned the ball over seven times, while dishing out 16 assists.

    Lipscomb, which was tied for first in the A-Sun with Belmont heading in, led 40-31 at halftime, but had 7 of its 12 turnovers and was outscored 26-7 off the bench in the second half.

    The Spartans outscored the Bison 22-11 to open the second half, and took a 53-51 lead on Cedric Koffi's 3 with 12:06 left.

    Adnan Hodzic's layup tied it at 53-53, but Josh Chavis responded for the Spartans on a 3 with 11:26 remaining, and South Carolina-Upstate wouldn't trail the rest of the way.

    Koffi finished with 11 points and Nick Schneiders added five blocks for the Spartans.

    Hodzic finished with 22 points and Jordan Burgason added 18 for Lipscomb (13-12, 10-6).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIP
    UPST
    Points 74 81
    FG Made-Attempted 28-66 (.424) 27-56 (.482)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 10-21 (.476)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 17-19 (.895)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 7

    2009-10 Season

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