Team preview: Lipscomb

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2005-06 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 31, 2005, 12:31 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of October 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

A frantic finish last season propelled Lipscomb coach Scott Sanderson and his Bisons into their first-ever A-Sun tournament. It took six wins in their last eight games to secure a spot in the field, an accomplishment Sanderson thinks will help his program improve sooner rather than later.

"Going to the tournament for the first time was a huge step for us," he said. "Hopefully, we are going to go back. I think going last season really helped us a lot." It doesn't hurt matters a bit that all five starters will be back. Sanderson is optimistic about that group.


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