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UNC Greensboro downs Liberty 76-75 in 3OT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Francis Alonso scored a career-high 36 points and hit the game-winner with 2.4 seconds left in the third overtime as UNC Greensboro beat Liberty 76-75 on Saturday.

Alonso let the ball roll to midcourt, crossed over his defender to get into the lane and hit a fall-away shot.

Jordy Kuiper's two free throws put the Spartans up 72-70 in the third overtime. Caleb Homesley made 1 of 2 from the line at the other end and the Flames led 75-74 on Ryan Kemrite's free throw with nine seconds left.

Alonso's third 3 of the second overtime tied it at 70, and his 3 tied it a 52 at the end of regulation.

Alonso made 10 of 31 field goals and 7 of 19 3-pointers and the Spartans (5-3) scored 25 points off 21 Liberty turnovers. James Dickey grabbed 14 rebounds.

Dickey hit two from the line for a 58-56 Spartans lead in the first overtime and Scottie James's two foul shots tied it with two seconds left.

James scored 19 points with 15 rebounds for his third straight double-double for Liberty (5-3). Lovell Cabbil had 16 points and GeorgiePacheco-Ortiz 13.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
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away team logo NC-Greensboro 5-3 2230612676
home team logo Liberty 5-3 2428612575
Team Stats
away team logo NC-Greensboro 5-3 76.1 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.6 APG
home team logo Liberty 5-3 73.7 PPG 35.2 RPG 14.8 APG
Key Players
10
F. Alonso 17.6 PPG 2.3 RPG 2.5 APG 41.9 FG%
31
S. James 12.6 PPG 8.6 RPG 1.1 APG 66.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB