Scores

Final

USC Upstate 98

(8-7, 2-0 A-Sun)

Lipscomb 61

(6-9, 1-3 A-Sun)

    8:15 PM ET, January 7, 2013

    Allen Arena, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    UPST 49 4998
    LIP 30 3161

    Top Performers

    USC Upstate: T. Greene 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lipscomb: J. Glover 16 Pts, 3 Reb

    SC-Upstate 98, Lipscomb 61

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Adrian Rodgers paced five South Carolina-Upstate scorers in double figures with 20 points as the Spartans set a season high for points in a 98-61, Atlantic Sun Conference win over Lipscomb Monday night.

    Rodgers hit 7 of 11 from the field and 3 of 7 from 3-point range. Ty Greene added 19 points on 5-of-10 3-point shooting and Mario Blessing hit 5 of 5 from beyond the arc for 16 points for the Spartans (8-7, 2-0).

    SC Upstate shot 57.4 percent (35 of 61) from the field and hit 15 of 27 3-pointers.

    Conversely, Lipscomb (6-9, 1-3) shot 36.5 percent (19 of 52) and made 4 of 16 3-point attempts. John Ross Glover led the Bisons with 16 points.

    The Spartans dominated the glass for a 37-23 rebound advantage and had 24 assists compared to Lipscomb's eight.

    A 16-5 run midway through the first half put SC Upstate ahead 38-21.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UPST
    LIP
    Points 98 61
    FG Made-Attempted 35-61 (.574) 19-52 (.365)
    3P Made-Attempted 15-27 (.556) 4-16 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 19-23 (.826)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 44 0

    2012-13 Season

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