Lipscomb 96, Fort Valley St. 53

Justin Glenn had 16 points to lead five Lipscomb players in

double-figure scoring as the Bison crushed Division II Fort Valley

State 96-53 on Friday night.

Zavion Williams scored 14 points, Deonte Alexander 12, Robert

Boyd 11 and Carter Sanderson 10 in Lipscomb’s season-opening

win.

Fort Valley State jumped out to a 4-2 lead early, but Williams

hit a jumper that started a 35-5 run from that juncture to blow the

game wide open. The Bison led by 34 at the break and outscored Fort

Valley State 41-32 in the second half to seal it.

The Bison shot 53 percent (35 of 66) from the floor compared to

just a 37.5 mark (21 of 56) for Fort Valley State. They also hit 6

of 17 from beyond the arc, while Fort Valley State shot 2 of 19 on

3-pointers.

Corey Hunter scored 16 points to lead Fort Valley State.