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VMI 83, Liberty 66

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Stan Okoye scored 32 points with 11 rebounds as Virginia Military Institute pulled away from Liberty 83-66 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

The Keydets (12-16, 7-8 Big South Conference), who also defeated the Flames 82-69 on Jan. 9, accomplished the first regular-season sweep by either team since the Flames won twice in 2006-07.

The win also gave VMI coach Duggar Baucom his 116th victory, tying him with Bart Bellairs (1995-2005) for the most in school history.

Okoye was 11-of-18 shooting, hitting 6 of 9 3-pointers as the Keydets went 13 of 34 from long range.

Rodney Glasgow contributed 18 points and Brian Brown 10 for VMI, which closed the first half on a 16-9 run to lead 45-36. Liberty (10-20, 5-10) could get no closer than seven after the break.

John Caleb Sanders scored 20 points, surpassing 900 for his Flames career, and Tavares Speaks added 19.

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VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F3811-184-6111332
D. Covington, F334-101-17029
N. Gore, F311-41-28623
R. Glasgow, G376-142-236218
B. Brown, G154-90-013210
J. Carr252-30-05334
T. Marshall93-60-00027
P. Anglade70-10-05030
D. Albritton20-20-02000
D. Absher10-00-00000
C. Burton10-10-01000
G. Stephenson10-00-00000
Totals 31-688-1146191983
 45.6%72.7% 
Liberty Flames
J. Coronado, F273-81-28017
A. Smith, F214-91-28119
T. Speaks, G377-135-634019
J. Sanders, G325-117-913220
D. Marshall, G292-90-12325
C. Roberts160-40-01110
J. Vander Pol141-23-44015
T. Gielo130-40-02020
C. Donley110-21-21121
Totals 22-6218-2638131266
 35.5%69.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wofford16-225-651
Chattanooga15-322-999
Mercer12-617-14205
W. Carolina9-914-16237
ETSU8-1016-13184
VMI7-1111-18279
Samford6-1213-18290
Citadel6-1211-18320
UNC-Green.6-1210-21317
Furman5-138-21324

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point13-522-883
Char. So.13-519-10142
Coast. Car.12-621-9153
Radford12-621-10144
Winthrop12-617-12222
Gardner-Webb10-818-13156
NC-Asheville10-814-15253
Presbyterian6-1210-21308
Longwood5-139-22330
Campbell4-1410-21321
Liberty2-168-23347
 
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FLA 58 Final
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