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Final

Murray State 88

(5-1, 1-0 away)

Lipscomb 79

(2-3, 1-2 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:30 PM ET, November 26, 2012

Allen Arena, Nashville, Tennessee

1 2 T
MURR 39 4988
LIP 40 3979

Top Performers

Murray State: I. Canaan 32 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Lipscomb: M. Smith 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Murray St. 88, Lipscomb 79

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
MURR
LIP
Points 88 79
FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 28-71 (.394)
3P Made-Attempted 11-31 (.355) 6-22 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 21-30 (.700) 17-24 (.708)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 7

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