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Liberty beats Alcorn State 76-54

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Elijah Cuffee scored a career-high 15 points - all in the first half - and Keenan Gumbs added 11 points to pace Liberty past Alcorn State 76-54 on Friday in the Commodore Classic.

Liberty opened the game making 5 of 8 3-pointers and leading 29-16. Cuffee made all six of his first-half shots and Liberty had a 37-25 lead at the break after shooting 62 percent. He attempted two shots in the second half as the Flames' defense held the Braves to 29 points.

Scottie James and Darius McGhee each scored 10 points for Liberty (4-1). The Flames have nonconference games against Georgia State, Georgetown, Alabama and No. 17 UCLA upcoming.

Reginal Johnson scored 12 points for Alcorn State (1-4), which shot 41 percent. The Braves play at No. 15 Mississippi State on Monday.

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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
12T
away team logo Alcorn State 1-4 252954
home team logo Liberty 4-1 373976
Team Stats
away team logo Alcorn State 1-4 64.4 PPG 37.5 RPG 12.6 APG
home team logo Liberty 4-1 74.2 PPG 35.3 RPG 14.9 APG
Key Players
11
M. Howard 13.7 PPG 3.3 RPG 3.5 APG 42.4 FG%
31
S. James 12.9 PPG 8.7 RPG 1.1 APG 66.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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
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