Latest, and last A-Sun edition, of Battle of the Boulevard nearly sold out

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 6:44pm
Staff reports

Belmont and Lipscomb will meet on the basketball court as Atlantic Sun Conference rivals just one final time.

Belmont is leaving the Atlantic Sun at the end of the season to join the Ohio Valley Conference. And tickets for Friday night’s contest at Lipscomb are nearly sold out.

Lipscomb has won five of the last six in the series, including a 75-64 decision at Belmont on Jan. 6. The Bisons (11-12, 6-5) are tied for fourth place in the Atlantic Sun.

Belmont (16-7, 7-2) sits tied atop the conference standings with Mercer. The Bruins have not won at Lipscomb’s Allen Arena since Jan. 12, 2008.

As of Tuesday afternoon, only 70 reserved seats and 50 general admission seats remain for the latest chapter of the Battle of the Boulevard series. Tip-off is 6 p.m. and the game will be aired on CSS.