Ognacevic late layup lifts Lipscomb past Belmont, 77-75

NASHVILLE (AP) — Jacob Ognacevic’s layup with two seconds left lifted Lipscomb to a 77-75 win over cross-town rival Belmont on Monday night.

Trae Benham led the Bisons (2-1) with 21 points and seven boards. Matthew Schner scored 17 points and added eight rebounds. Ognacevic recorded 16 points and finished 7 of 10 from the field.

Ben Sheppard led the Bruins (1-2) in scoring, finishing with 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Cade Tyson added 15 points for Belmont. In addition, Ja’Kobi Gillespie had 12 points and three steals.

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Both teams next play Friday. Lipscomb visits Notre Dame while Belmont takes on Tarleton State.

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