Campbell vs Liberty

Liberty 49, Campbell 41


LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Antwan Burrus scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Liberty past Campbell 49-41 on Saturday night.

Burrus was 8 of 11 from the field and scored 11 of his points in the first half, helping the Flames (14-17, 9-9 Big South Conference) clinch the sixth seed and a first-round bye in the conference tournament.

Liberty held the Camels (17-14, 11-7) to 29.6-percent shooting (8 of 27), including 1 of 9 from 3-point range in the first half. The Flames led 22-17 at the break.

Trailing 41-31, Campbell used a 10-1 run to make it a one-point game on Lorne Merthie's 3-pointer with 1:41 remaining. Liberty would seal it with seven straight points, started on Tavares Sparks' 3 with 1:05 to go.

Darren White had 13 points and Merthie finished with 11 for Campbell, which finished shooting just 29 percent from the floor (18 of 62).

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Campbell Fighting Camels
E. Griffin, F383-91-49037
M. Harris, F361-60-06102
T. Freeman, F333-100-03416
D. White, G386-190-071313
R. Ferguson, G181-70-05022
L. Merthie254-70-022211
A. Ryan50-30-02010
A. Celestin40-00-00100
J. Wright30-10-00100
Totals 18-621-440101241
Liberty Flames
A. Burrus, F368-114-6120220
J. Sanders, G381-70-05902
T. Speaks, G363-80-08319
D. Minaya, G330-101-12141
T. Hoyt, G40-10-00000
J. Sanders295-90-030014
J. Vander Pol140-11-12141
T. Gielo71-10-00002
K. Assinesi30-00-00000
Totals 18-486-836141149
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Char. So.13-519-12164
Coast. Car.12-624-10130
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