- Associated Press - Saturday, December 2, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Matt Rose came off the bench and played just 16 minutes, but scored all eight of his points in overtime to help Lipscomb beat Tennessee State 95-86 on Saturday night.

Michael Buckland scored 20 points to lead Lipscomb (5-3), which outscored Tennessee State (4-3) 18-9 in the extra period. Rose made two 3-pointers and a pair of free throws, and Buckland added seven points in overtime.

Christian Mekowulu and Delano Spencer each made 10 field goals and had 26 points to lead Tennessee State (4-3). Mekowulu was 10-of-14 shooting and grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds. Spencer was 10 of 19 from the floor and made five 3-pointers. Kamar McKnight added 17 points.

Spencer made a layup to tie it 77-77 with 18 seconds remaining in regulation. The Bisons didn’t shoot again and had a turnover to force overtime.

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