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Big second half helps Liberty beat Kennesaw State 62-41

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Scottie James had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Liberty pulled away big in the second half for a 62-41 victory over Kennesaw State on Wednesday night.

Caleb Homesley added 12 points and seven rebounds for Liberty (15-4, 4-0 Atlantic Sun Conference), which earned its fifth straight win. Keenan Gumbs and Elijah Cuffee chipped in 11 points apiece.

Darius McGhee, whose 11 points per game heading into the contest was second on the Flames, scored just five points and was 1-of-6 shooting from long range.

Neither team was able to get much going offensively in the first half. Liberty scored a season-low 25 points in the first half for a one-point lead.

Tyler Hooker had 16 points and seven rebounds for Kennesaw State (3-15, 0-3), which has lost five straight. The Owls' 24.4 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Liberty opponent this season.

Liberty faces North Florida (9-10, 3-1) at home on Saturday. Kennesaw State hosts Florida Gulf Coast (5-13, 0-3) on Saturday.

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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 Liberty 15-4 253762
home team logo Kennesaw State 3-15 241741
Team Stats
away team logo Liberty 15-4 74.2 PPG 35.3 RPG 14.9 APG
home team logo Kennesaw State 3-15 63.4 PPG 39.7 RPG 11.3 APG
Key Players
31
S. James 12.9 PPG 8.7 RPG 1.1 APG 66.9 FG%
4
T. Hooker 19.0 PPG 4.7 RPG 3.0 APG 39.3 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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