Liberty vs High Point

Liberty 84, High Point 78

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - Jesse Sanders became the first player in NCAA Division I history with a triple-double in each of his four seasons and Liberty defeated High Point 84-78 on Saturday night.

Sanders had 14 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, and surpassed three players who had achieved the statistical feat in each of three years. Shaquille O'Neal, Adonal Foyle and Shawn James each did it.

Liberty (7-14, 2-7 Big South Conference) shot 52.2 percent from the field (24 of 46), and led the entire way.

High Point (7-13, 3-7) made it 57-55 with 7:43 remaining before Liberty scored eight straight to pull away.

David Minaya, who was 11 of 14 from the free-throw line, and Antwan Burrus scored 15 points each for the Flames.

Nick Barbour led High Point with 33 points and Shay Shine chipped in 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Panthers.

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Scoreboard
Liberty (7-14) «414384
High Point (7-13)344478

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Liberty Flames
A. Burrus, F356-123-460115
T. Gielo, F233-52-23109
J. Sanders, G394-66-81013114
D. Minaya, G332-611-1440315
T. Speaks, G243-65-610411
J. Sanders254-85-741315
J. Vander Pol141-20-00032
E. Layer31-10-00003
C. Phillips20-00-00020
W. Aikens10-00-00010
A. Smith10-00-00000
Totals 24-4632-4130151884
 52.2%78% 
High Point Panthers
T. Elliott, F255-70-060310
C. Law, F250-30-23020
N. Barbour, G3312-176-620433
X. Martin, G213-75-637411
J. Simms, G180-20-03320
S. Shine287-172-2103517
J. Cheek152-30-01034
B. Mikulic151-20-03043
D. Wallace130-30-22110
L. Harris70-20-00100
Totals 30-6313-1833152878
 47.6%72.2% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
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