- Associated Press - Saturday, November 19, 2016

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Quadir Welton scored 23 points and had 12 rebounds while Nick Griffin added 21 points as Saint Peter’s defeated Lipscomb 90-77 on Friday night for its first win of the season to even its record.

Trevis Wyche and Sam Idowu each added 13 points for the Peacocks.

Despite the 13-point win the Peacocks missed 14 free throws but made 17 more than Lipscomb.

Trailing by 23 in the second half, the Bisons went on 25-7 run to cut the lead to five after Eli Pepper made a pair of free throws and it was 67-62 with 7:42 to play. Garrison Matthews scored eight points during Lipscomb’s run.

Wyche responded with a layup and a jumper, Griffin had a 3 and Idowu’s dunk in less than four minutes made it 76-64 with 3:43 to play.

Josh Williams led Lipscomb (2-2) with 18 points and was 4 for 6 from 3-point range.


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