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Liberty tops FGCU 61-46 behind Pacheco-Ortiz

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP)

Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and scored 16 points and Liberty held Florida Gulf Coast to 14 first-half points en route to a 61-46 win on Saturday night for its 11th straight home victory.

Caleb Homesley scored 14 points with seven rebounds and five steals for the Flames (21-3, 7-2 Atlantic Sun Conference), who held an opponent to under 15 points in a half for the fifth time this season. Scottie James scored 10 points.

Liberty scored 18 points on 12 FGCU first-half turnovers and outscored the Eagles 34-22 in the paint overall.

Jalen Warren scored 20 points for the Eagles (7-17, 4-5), who shot 40% (18 of 45) to Liberty's 50% (25 of 45). Zach Scott scored 10 points with eight rebounds.

The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Eagles for the season. Liberty defeated Florida Gulf Coast 59-46 on Jan. 2. Liberty faces Jacksonville on the road on Thursday. Florida Gulf Coast faces Stetson at home on Thursday.

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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 FGCU 7-17 143246
home team logo Liberty 21-3 332861
Team Stats
away team logo FGCU 7-17 61.8 PPG 36.6 RPG 12.8 APG
home team logo Liberty 21-3 68.6 PPG 36.1 RPG 13.1 APG
Key Players
2
C. Catto 12.7 PPG 3.9 RPG 2.6 APG 41.6 FG%
1
C. Homesley 15.3 PPG 5.7 RPG 2.4 APG 47.4 FG%
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
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