Liberty vs Coastal Carolina

Liberty 78, Coastal Carolina 61

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Davon Marshall scored 28 points and Liberty used a late surge to pull away from Coastal Carolina for a 78-61 victory in the first round of the Big South Conference tournament Tuesday night.

Leading 53-51 with 12 minutes left, the Flames (12-20), the No. 5 seed in the North Division, launched a 14-1 run. Marshall scored the last eight points in the spurt, with a jumper and two 3-pointers making it 67-52 with 3:37 remaining.

Marshall, who was 5 of 7 from deep, now has 89 3-pointers to rank third on Liberty's single-season list.

Coastal Carolina, the South Division's No. 4 seed playing on its home court, shot 28.6 percent (8 of 28) in the second half and made 1 of 16 3-pointers for the game.

Anthony Raffa's 23 points led the Chanticleers (14-15).

The Flames will face High Point, the No. 1 seed in the North Division, on Thursday.

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Coastal Carolina (14-15)352661
 

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Liberty Flames
J. Coronado, F292-50-06054
A. Smith, F152-33-44027
J. Sanders, G364-132-255210
D. Marshall, G337-129-1061128
T. Speaks, G272-84-75048
T. Gielo304-63-460314
C. Roberts181-44-43207
J. Vander Pol90-10-01020
C. Donley20-10-00010
S. Ogukwe10-00-00000
Totals 22-5325-314182078
 41.5%80.6% 
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
B. Diagne, F302-71-14335
E. Ndieguene, F221-31-24053
K. Greenwood, G349-171-210319
A. Raffa, G338-157-911423
W. Gillis, G261-72-25115
M. Enanga250-52-411242
T. Curtis160-01-23021
J. Daniel81-20-00012
U. Ljeskovic60-11-33021
Totals 22-5716-253372561
 38.6%64% 
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NorthConf. W-LTot. W-L
High Point12-416-15
VMI11-522-13
Radford10-622-13
Campbell6-1012-20
Liberty5-1111-21
Longwood3-138-24
SouthConf. W-LTot. W-L
Coast. Car.11-521-13
Winthrop10-620-13
Gardner-Webb10-618-15
NC-Asheville10-617-15
Char. So.6-1013-18
Presbyterian2-146-26
 
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