Scores

Final

Lipscomb 70

(11-16, 6-10 A-Sun)

Kennesaw St 55

(3-25, 2-14 A-Sun)

    2:30 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    KSU Convocation Center, Kennesaw, Georgia

    1 2 T
    LIP 33 3770
    KENN 26 2955

    Top Performers

    Lipscomb: D. Alexander 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Kennesaw St: M. Cummings 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl

    Lipscomb 70, Kennesaw St. 55

    Associated Press

    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.

    Stephen Hurt had 14 points and seven rebounds and Martin Smith added 13 points and nine boards, helping Lipscomb (11-15, 6-9) clinch a spot in the A-Sun tournament.

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIP
    KENN
    Points 70 55
    FG Made-Attempted 24-49 (.490) 19-60 (.317)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 5-23 (.217)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-29 (.621) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 5

    2012-13 Season

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