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Robertson, Ethridge lead Chattanooga past Lipscomb 80-56

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Eric Robertson and Duke Ethridge scored 18 points apiece to help Chattanooga beat Lipscomb 80-56 on Tuesday night.

Robertson hit 5 of 10 from 3-point range for Chattanooga (11-2), which has won six in a row and is off to its best start since the 1993-94 season. Dee Oldham scored 11 points with nine rebounds and Tre' McLean added 10 points.

Junior Justin Tuoyo blocked two shots, moving him into a tie with Stanley Lawrence (1980-83) atop the Mocs' career list with 132.

Oldham hit a 3 and converted a 3-point play during a 14-3 stretch that closed the first half and gave Chattanooga a 40-29 lead at the break.

The Mocs pushed their lead to as many as 29 points as Lipscomb (4-12) shot just 29 percent, including 3 of 18 from 3-point range, in the second half.

Brett Wishon led the Bisons with 14 points.