ETSU beats Lipscomb 71-69Jan 22, 2010 - 4:27 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.(AP) -- Sophomore Jarvis Jones hit a 3-pointer from the right corner with .4 seconds left, giving East Tennessee State a 71-69 victory over Lipscomb on Thursday night.
Jones came off the bench and scored 17 points, including his game-winner. Trailing 69-68 with 3.4 seconds left and inbounding under the Buccaneers' own basket, Jones dished the ball in to Isiah Brown, who tossed the ball back to Jones for the 3-pointer.
Micah Williams scored 18 points to lead the Buccaneers (10-9, 6-2 Atlantic Sun Conference), who moved into a first-place tie in the A-Sun.
Josh Slater and Michael Teller scored 16 points apiece to lead the Bisons (9-9, 6-3).
The Buccaneers held the conference's leading scorer, Adnan Hodzic, to two points in the first half and a total of 13 for the game. Hodzic entered the game averaging 21.5 points for Lipscomb.
- NCAA BB
EAST TENN ST 71
LIPSCOMB 69 FINAL
Jan 21 10:23 PM
- NCAA BB
EAST TENN ST 37
LIPSCOMB 30 HALFTIME
Jan 21 9:18 PM
- Lipscomb junior guard Williams out for season with torn ACL Dec 15
- Lipscomb beats NAIA Cumberland (Tenn.) 83-53 Dec 10
- East Tennessee State tabs Forbes as new men's basketball coach Mar 31
- No. 9 Texas crushes Lipscomb Dec 17
- Bison battle Longhorns in non-conference fray Dec 16
- Legendary basketball coach Don Meyer dies May 18
- Alexander leaves Stetson to take Lipscomb job May 18
- Sanderson resigns after 14 years at Lipscomb Apr 10
- No. 4 Arizona blasts East Tennessee State Dec 23
- Bucs seek upset of fourth-ranked Wildcats Dec 22
- North Carolina crushes East Tennessee State Dec 9
- No. 20 Tar Heels take on Buccaneers Dec 8