Lipscomb advances to 4th straight ASUN semi, beats Stetson
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Garrison Mathews scored 29 points with five 3-pointers for his 19th 20-plus game of the season and Lipscomb beat Stetson 89-73 on Monday night to advance to its fourth straight Atlantic Sun Tournament semifinal game.
Mathews scored 10 of Lipscomb’s opening 21 points for an eight-point lead. The Bisons scored the first 10 points of the second half for a 54-43 lead as Stetson didn’t score until Divine Myles’ 3-pointer at the 15:33 mark.
Abayomi Iyiola had 18 points and 10 rebounds, his fourth double-double of the season, for Stetson (12-20). Myles added 15 points and B.J. Glasford 14. Luke Doyle became Stetson’s career 3-point leader with a second-half make to total 207.
Second-seeded Lipscomb will host No. 3 seed Jacksonville on Thursday.