Liberty vs Morgan State

Morgan St. 81, Liberty 69

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Aric Brooks scored 18 points and hot-shooting Morgan State coasted to an 81-69 win over Liberty on Saturday.

The Bears, who came into the game shooting 41.4 percent from the field, made 55.1 percent (27 of 49) of their shots, including 8 of 13 from 3-point range.

DeWayne Jackson and Justin Black each added 15 points for the Bears (6-18), who snapped five-game losing streak. It was Morgan State's most points scored in regulation this season.

Morgan State built its biggest lead of 22 points with 3:15 to play in the first half of the Bracket Busters game on the strength of 15-of-24 shooting during the first 20 minutes.

Jesse Sanders scored 21 points to lead four Liberty players in double figures. Antwan Burrus added 13 points, John Caleb Sanders had 12 and Tavares Speaks 10 for the Flames (12-17), who had a three-game winning streak end.

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Liberty Flames
A. Burrus, F275-123-431313
T. Gielo, F201-20-01022
T. Speaks, G364-82-230310
J. Sanders, G296-89-1064121
D. Minaya, G242-70-03045
J. Sanders224-70-110212
J. Vander Pol110-21-31011
K. Assinesi100-00-00000
A. Smith101-20-00012
W. Aikens60-03-42013
E. Layer40-10-00100
C. Phillips10-00-00000
Totals 23-4918-242661869
 46.9%75% 
Morgan State Bears
K. Thompson, F253-61-32307
A. Ali, F220-03-43123
S. Duncan, C192-30-03024
L. Bastfield, G302-80-02115
A. Brooks, G305-75-631318
J. Black255-93-442115
D. Jackson205-104-441415
B. Bozeman181-22-21135
I. Chiles114-41-14049
Totals 27-4919-2429102081
 55.1%79.2% 
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Liberty14-419-12172
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High Point9-815-14231
Radford8-913-16219
Campbell6-1113-16283
Char. So.6-1110-18303
Longwood3-146-22338
Presbyterian1-165-23346

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N.C. Central12-121-6190
Norfolk St.11-314-14259
Hampton9-412-14305
Morgan St.9-412-14320
Savannah St.7-610-16322
Md.-E. Shore7-610-18306
Coppin St.7-78-21332
S.C. State6-89-18288
Delaware St.6-89-20329
Florida A&M5-97-20347
Beth.-Cook.4-97-20349
Howard4-97-21342
N.C. A&T0-132-26350
 
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