Dolphins, Eagles & Bisons Pick Up Midweek @ASUNMBB Victories

Dolphins, Eagles & Bisons Pick Up Midweek @ASUNMBB Victories


ATLANTA, Ga. - Two home teams defended their home court on Wednesday night ASUN Conference Men's Basketball action with FGCU and Jacksonville earning league wins. Lipscomb extended its win streak to 10 games in their contest in the River City.

ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Results: Feb. 6th
Lipscomb 92, North Florida 55
FGCU 71, North Alabama 64
Jacksonville 82, Kennesaw State 73

Lipscomb dominated as the Bisons improved to 10-0 in league play to remain as one of 10 teams in the nation with unblemished conference records. The Bisons posted a 92-55 scoreline against  North Florida which included a 47-23 lead at halftime. Four players ended the game in double-figure scoring including 22 from Garrison Mathews followed by Michael Buckland (15), Ashan Asadullah (12) and Andrew Fleming (10). Wajid Aminu's 15 points were most on the night for North Florida as he added six rebounds.

FGCU connected on 10 triples to guide the Eagles to its fifth conference win of the season with a 71-64 decision against North Alabama. Zach Scott led the way with 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting from deep, while Dinero Mercurius added 16 points with four trifectas made. Schadrac Casimir chipped in 13 points and three assists. Christian Agnew led all scorers with 23 as the North Alabama guard finished 8-of-15 from the floor, while Jamari Blackmon registered 14 points for UNA.

Jacksonville trailed by as many as 16 points before flipping the scoreboard on Kennesaw State to earn an 82-73 home victory against the Owls. Four Dolphins tallied at least 12 points including a team-high 18 from JD Notae followed by a massive double-double by David Bell with 17 points and 15 rebounds. DeAnthony McCallum (16) and Tyreese Davis (12) contributed to the scoring column as JU outscored KSU, 55-36, after halftime. For the Owls, two players tallied 20-point games with 22 from Tyler Hooker and 20 by Bobby Parker.

ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Standings
Team ASUN Record Overall Record
* Lipscomb 10-0 19-4
* Liberty 9-1 20-5
NJIT 6-3 18-6
FGCU 5-5 10-15
North Alabama 5-5 8-17
Jacksonville 4-6 11-14
North Florida 3-7 9-16
Kennesaw State 1-8 4-20
Stetson 1-9 5-20

* - Clinched berth in 2019 ASUN Men's Basketball Championship