Liberty uses free throws to hold of Quinnipiac 84-72
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Scottie James scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds in leading Liberty over Quinnipiac 84-72 on Sunday in the seventh-place game at the Paradise Jam.
Lovell Cabbil added 19 points and Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz 12 for the Flames (3-2), who won on their home floor in the tournament moved from Puerto Rico because of hurricane damage.
Liberty (3-2) trailed by four at halftime but took the lead for good on a Ryan Kemrite 3 pointer with 13:31 left.
The Flames went on a 9-0 run to pad their lead to 70-58 capped by their last field goal, a James bucket, with 3 1/2 minutes to go. From there, Liberty made 14 free throws without a miss. The Flames finished 24 of 26 from the line which helped overcome 57 percent shooting, including 13 of 29 from 3-point range, by the Bobcats (1-4).
Cameron Young scored 26 points, making five 3-pointers, to lead the Bobcats with Rich Kelly adding 17 points with four treys.
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