Lipscomb runs past Skyhawks

Lipscomb runs past Skyhawks
NASHVILLE (AP) — Jordan Burgason scored 11 points, including two key baskets during a 12-0 first-half run, as Lipscomb defeated UT Martin 70-55 in a nonconference game Tuesday night.
UTM led 19-18 with 7:41 left until halftime before the Bisons (6-4) began their surge. After a pair of free throws by Marvin Williams gave Lipscomb a one-point lead, a 3-pointer by Burgason made it 23-19.
Malcolm Smith added a free throw and Burgason connected again from long range for a 27-19 lead. Damarius Smith then added a 3-pointer for an 11-point lead.
Lipscomb posted a run of eight straight points to open up a 62-44 lead with 4:34 left to play in the game. UTM could not get any closer than 15 points the rest of the way.
Jeremy Washington scored 12 points to lead the Skyhawks (2-8), who turned the ball over 22 times to Lipscomb’s 12. Myles Taylor added 11 points and Mike Liabo 10 for UT Martin.
Published in The Messenger 12.7.11

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