Gardner-Webb vs Liberty

Liberty 63, Gardner-Webb 58

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - David Minaya scored 16 points to lead Liberty in a 63-58 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday night, sealing the sixth straight win for the Flames in the all-time series.

Brothers Jesse Sanders and John Caleb Sanders added 12 points apiece for the Flames (9-15, 4-8 Big South Conference), who have now won back-to-back games for the first time since December. John Caleb knocked down four 3-pointers for Liberty, which was 6 of 13 from long range (46.2 percent) in the win.

The Runnin' Bulldogs were just 4 of 17 from beyond the arc (23.5 percent).

In a close game throughout, Gardner-Webb held a 35-33 advantage midway through the second half. But consecutive jumpers by five different Liberty players fueled a 14-2 run and they cruised from there.

Tashan Newsome scored 21 points to lead Gardner-Webb (10-14, 5-7), which has lost two straight games and five of six.

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
S. Johnson, F332-62-26026
D. Harper, F111-50-02002
M. Byron, C182-40-04024
J. Dawson, G243-112-21029
L. Buggs, G221-40-02003
T. Newsome3010-150-142421
M. Landis173-80-01107
T. Strange170-10-03130
K. Hartley150-32-21222
S. Butler132-30-02014
Totals 24-606-73461658
 40%85.7% 
Liberty Flames
A. Burrus, F292-81-24045
T. Gielo, F102-20-03115
J. Sanders, G393-66-698112
T. Speaks, G354-100-03029
D. Minaya, G346-144-433016
J. Sanders304-80-111212
J. Vander Pol181-21-25103
A. Smith20-10-00010
W. Aikens10-00-00000
K. Assinesi10-00-00000
E. Layer10-01-30001
Totals 22-5113-1833141163
 43.1%72.2% 
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU3-014-576
S.C. Upstate2-112-8217
Lipscomb2-110-10254
No. Florida2-17-13231
Jacksonville1-213-7273
N.J. Tech1-29-10228
Kennesaw St.1-27-12309
Stetson0-37-12306

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop5-113-4112
UNC-Ash.5-113-679
Liberty5-110-9234
Campbell3-310-8267
Gardner-Webb3-310-9216
Radford3-38-10168
Longwood3-36-11292
High Point2-48-10262
Char. So.1-55-12320
Presbyterian0-64-13336
 
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