Scores

Final

Presbyterian 53

(4-17, 0-6 Big South)

Liberty 65

(9-12, 3-3 Big South)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, January 25, 2014

    Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia

    1 2 T
    PRE 31 2253
    LIB 33 3265

    Top Performers

    Presbyterian: J. Downing 24 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Liberty: J. Sanders 13 Pts, 10 Ast

    Liberty outplays Presbyterian 65-53

    Associated Press

    LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Tomasz Gielo and John-Caleb Sanders scored 13 points each as Liberty used a balanced attack in defeating Presbyterian 65-53 on Saturday night.

    Gielo grabbed eight rebounds for the Flames while Antwan Burris scored 12 points and recorded 10 rebounds.

    Liberty (9-12, 3-3 Big South Conference) led at the half 33-31 by outrebounding the Blue Hose 21-8, including an 11-1 advantage on the offensive boards. Liberty out-rebounded Presbyterian 41-18 in the game.

    Liberty opened the second half with an 11-2 run to lead Presbyterian 44-35, but then went scoreless for nearly 5 minutes.

    Presbyterian, on the other hand, scored only four points in a 10-minute stretch of the second half and trailed by 17 with just under 8 minutes remaining. Liberty coasted to the buzzer.

    Presbyterian (4-17, 0-6) remains winless in conference play. They were led in scoring by Jordan Downing's 24 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PRE
    LIB
    Points 53 65
    FG Made-Attempted 20-48 (.417) 24-55 (.436)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 9-26 (.346)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-6 (.833) 8-10 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 6 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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