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Howard 60, Liberty 53

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Mike Phillips scored a game-high 19 points and Calvin Thompson chipped in with 13 points as Howard rallied to beat Liberty 60-53 Saturday night.

Simuel Frazier added 12 points and six assists to help Howard (3-8) overcome a first-half deficit.

Trailing at halftime 32-25, Thompson's steal and fast-break layup to begin the second half sparked a 15-1 run, helping Howard take a 40-33 lead with 12:06 left to play. Thompson capped the run with a three-point play.

With 44 seconds left to play and down by three, Liberty's (1-9) John Caleb Sanders was fouled on a 3-point shot and converted just two of three free-throws to cut the deficit to one, 54-53.

Howard answered making 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.

Liberty shot just 24.1 percent (7 for 29) in the second half.

Davon Marshall led the Flames with 13 points.

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J. Coronado, F301-50-211032
T. Gielo, F273-62-27018
D. Marshall, G295-100-002213
C. Roberts, G294-80-030411
T. Speaks, G271-70-02112
C. Donley, G173-60-03008
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A. Leary, C352-42-210036
S. Frazier, G385-82-426112
C. Thompson, G385-143-361213
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Coppin St.5-96-21324
Savannah St.4-98-19331
N.C. A&T4-97-21340
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