Florida Gulf Coast holds off Lipscomb rally, wins 68-61
Lipscomb trailed by 11 points at halftime then drew within 65-59 on a 3-pointer by Andrew Fleming with 2:04 remaining in the second half. However, the Bisons‘ only points after that came on a layup by Ahsan Asadullah with six seconds left.
Asadullah scored a season-high 25 points with 10 rebounds and four assists for the Bisons (6-9, 1-1). Fleming added 18 points and seven rebounds.
KJ Johnson, the Bisons’ leading scorer at 15 points per game, was held to 5 points.
Florida Gulf Coast plays at North Florida on Thursday. Lipscomb takes on Kennesaw State at home on Thursday.