Lipscomb holds off Kennesaw State 74-71
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Malcolm Smith scored 21 points, including two free throws in the final seconds that sealed Lipscomb's 74-71 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday.
Kennesaw State led by eight points in the first half but Lipscomb rallied and took the lead for good 55-53 after a 3-pointer by Martin Smith with 9:21 to play. The Owls trimmed the deficit to one point twice, the last time 72-71 after a 3-pointer by Delbert Love with 46 seconds to go. Malcolm Smith followed with his two free throws with 10 seconds remaining.
The loss was the 19th in a row for Kennesaw State (3-28, 0-18), which has lost 23 straight conference games.
Spencer Dixon scored 21 points and Love added 13 for the Owls.
Updated February 25, 2012