Scores

Final

Liberty 66

(9-14, 3-5 Big South)

Charl Southern 80

(10-11, 4-4 Big South)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    5:30 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    CSU Fieldhouse, Charleston, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    LIB 27 3966
    CHSO 45 3580

    Top Performers

    Liberty: A. Smith 15 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    Charleston Southern: S. Strickland 35 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Charleston Southern defeats Liberty 80-66

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Sheldon Strickland hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 35 points to lead Charleston Southern over Liberty 80-66 Saturday.

    Strickland made seven of his nine shots in the first half, including five 3-pointers in a row, as Charleston Southern led 45-27 at the half and never trailed. Strickland was 13 of 18 from the field, and 7 of 11 from beyond the arc. He has hit a career-best eight 3-pointers three times, his last was against Coastal Carolina on January 18.

    Will Saunders scored 14 points and Arlon Harper added 11 for Charleston Southern (10-11, 4-4 Big South).

    The Buccaneers had their largest lead, 63-39 with 12:25 to play before Liberty closed on a 27-17 run.

    Andrew Smith scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds to lead Liberty (9-14, 3-5), which has lost four of its last five games. Davon Marshall also scored 15 points for the Flames.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIB
    CHSO
    Points 66 80
    FG Made-Attempted 22-65 (.338) 29-58 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 10-24 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-16 (.938) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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