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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Scoreboard
Liberty (12-20) «384078
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% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
Other games
VT 57 Final
DUKE 85
SJU 40 Final
ND 66
MU 60 Final
RUT 54
TCU 68 Final
KSU 79
OHST 67 Final
IND 58
MEMP 56 Final
UTEP 54