Recap - Lipscomb Defeats Florida Gulf Coast 87-78
Lipscomb got a 29-point performance from Deonte Alexander as they ran past Florida Gulf Coast 87-78 on Thursday at Alico Arena.
Malcolm Smith had 16 points for Lipscomb and Stephen Hurt chipped in with 16 points. Khion Sankey had 7 assists for them, while Stephen Hurt was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Florida Gulf Coast got 20 points from Chase Fieler in a losing cause and another 20 points from Sherwood Brown. Brett Comer contributed 7 assists for them, while Chase Fieler had 12 rebounds.
Lipscomb hit the break trailing 38-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Florida Gulf Coast had a 44-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.