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Liberty bounces back to beat NJIT 77-57

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz scored 18 points, Caleb Homesley added 17 and Scottie James had 16 with 10 rebounds as Liberty bounced back from its lone conference loss with a 77-57 win over NJIT on Saturday night.

Pacheco-Ortiz made all four of his 3-point attempts and Homesley and Lovell Cabbil (13 points) made three each for the Flames, who shot 52 percent overall and 46 percent from the arc.

The Flames (19-5, 8-1 Atlantic Sun) lost to league-leader Lipscomb in their previous game but have now won nine of their last 10.

Homesley scored 12 points and James 11 in the first half when Liberty shot 57 percent and took a 40-28 lead with a 17-2 half-ending run. NJIT got within nine with 12:46 remaining in the game before the Flames took off with a 15-6 run, going on to lead by as many as 22.

Abdul Lewis scored 14 points and Diandre Wilson and Donovan Greer 13 each for the Highlanders (18-6, 6-3), who had a five-game win streak snapped.

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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 New Jersey Tech 18-6 282957
home team logo Liberty 19-5 403777
Team Stats
away team logo New Jersey Tech 18-6 70.6 PPG 36 RPG 10.8 APG
home team logo Liberty 19-5 74.0 PPG 35.3 RPG 14.9 APG
Key Players
4
Z. Cooks 17.5 PPG 4.9 RPG 2.1 APG 45.9 FG%
31
S. James 13.1 PPG 8.8 RPG 1.1 APG 67.6 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