Lipscomb 80, Oklahoma Christian 67
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) _ Emily Pleasant’s 18 points led five Lipscomb players in double figures as the third-seeded Lady Bisons beat 14th-seeded Oklahoma Christian 80-67 Friday in the NAIA tourney’s second round.
Beth Stewart and Allison Fain each added 14 points, Lynn Randolph 13, and Jennifer Wood scored 10 for Lipscomb (34-3), which will play Arkansas-Monticello in Saturday’s quarterfinals.
Lipscomb never trailed and led by 50-32 after a layup by Wood with 15:31 left in the game. The closest the Eagles (24-9) got was 60-54 at the 5:19 mark on a 3-pointer by Nichole Sanders.
April Kaaiohelo scored 19 points to lead Oklahoma Christian while Jennifer Bond added 12.