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Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Lipscomb's Lady Bisons basketball team's 2004-2005 season non-conference schedule has been rated the 58th toughest in the country by WBCA/Summerville, which supplies RPI ratings for women's basketball.
Featured are a pair of Atlantic Coast Conference foes _ Florida State, which visits Allen Arena on Feb. 3, and North Carolina, predicted to win the ACC in preseason polls. The Lady Bisons travel to North Carolina Dec. 28 for the first game after the Christmas break.
Rounding out the non-conference schedule for the Lady Bisons are home games with Kent State (Nov. 30), and Fisk (Dec. 7) and road games at Memphis, the season opener Nov. 22 along with Samford and Birmingham-Southern in the Sheraton Roundball Classic Nov. 27-28 in Birmingham, Ala.
Lipscomb's non-conference schedule is rated as the toughest among Atlantic Sun Conference women's teams. Georgia State is the closest to the Lady Bisons, the defending A-Sun Champions, at 62nd.
The Lady Bisons overall schedule is rated 262nd nationally.