KENNESAW, Ga. -- Deonte Alexander scored a game-high 22 points to power Lipscomb past Kennesaw State 70-55 in an Atlantic Sun Conference matchup Saturday.
Alexander finished 9 of 12 from the floor and made 4 of 5 3-pointers.
On top 40-35, The Bison went on a 25-8 run, capped by Hurt's jumper to go ahead 65-43 with 6:09 remaining. Lipscomb led by double figures the rest of the way.
Lipscomb shot 49 percent (24 of 49) compared to Kennesaw State's 31.7 percent (19 of 60).
The Bison outscored the Owls 34-20 in the paint.
Lipscomb led at halftime 33-26 and never trailed in the second half.
Markeith Cummings had 21 points and three steals for the Owls (3-24, 2-13), who have lost four straight games.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.