Hampton vs Liberty

Liberty 74, Hampton 65

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Jesse Sanders scored a game-high 22 points and teammate John Caleb Sanders added 14 as Liberty earned a 74-65 victory over Hampton Saturday night in a nonconference game.

The Flames (4-8) opened up a 10-point lead midway through the first half on a jumper by Jesse Sanders, who hit a pair of 3-pointers on the night. John Caleb Sanders also sank two 3-point baskets as Liberty led 34-27 at halftime.

The Flames still led by 10 points midway through the second half and a basket by Antwan Burrus keeping them in front 53-43. Hampton (4-7) closed within 68-60 but Liberty closed out the game comfortably.

David Bruce led Hampton with 20 points and just missed a double-double with nine rebounds. Mike Tuitt came off the bench to score 14 points, but that couldn't prevent Hampton's third straight loss.

For Liberty, Tavares Speaks and Burrus each added 12.

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Hampton (4-7)273865
Liberty (4-8) «344074

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Hampton Pirates
E. Okoroba, F90-10-02110
W. Dunning, F60-10-01010
D. Bruce, C327-126-791020
D. Pellum, G402-91-24526
A. Austin, G101-30-01122
J. Williams283-100-01149
M. Tuitt264-74-513114
C. Tolson223-70-02039
D. Agbelese172-21-21035
O. O'Bryant100-00-05210
Totals 22-5212-1630141865
 42.3%75% 
Liberty Flames
A. Burrus, F345-72-251312
S. Baird, F190-50-03020
J. Sanders, G366-98-879322
T. Speaks, G334-134-433212
J. Sanders, G234-84-483214
T. Gielo274-50-01019
E. Layer111-50-00013
C. Phillips91-20-01002
W. Aikens80-00-00020
Totals 25-5418-1832161674
 46.3%100% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T0-04-1107
Morgan St.0-03-2206
Beth.-Cook.0-02-3338
Hampton0-02-4310
N.C. Central0-02-4305
Savannah St.0-02-4274
Md.-E. Shore0-01-3229
Delaware St.0-01-4341
Florida A&M0-01-5128
Norfolk St.0-00-4171
S.C. State0-00-5317
Coppin St.0-00-6290
Howard0-00-6280

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Char. So.0-03-2134
Liberty0-03-2262
UNC-Ash.0-03-2247
Campbell0-02-2333
High Point0-02-2268
Radford0-02-229
Winthrop0-02-2346
Gardner-Webb0-02-3112
Presbyterian0-01-5313
Longwood0-00-5348
 
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