Morgan State vs Liberty

Morgan St. 67, Liberty 62

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Anthony Hubbard scored 16 points and Morgan State broke open a close game late in the second half to defeat winless Liberty 67-62 Thursday night and snap a three-game skid.

The game was tied 10 times and the Bears led 35-33 at halftime.

Trailing 52-51 with 7:02 left, Morgan State (2-3) reeled off eight straight points, starting with four by Ian Chiles, and held the Flames without a field goal until only 1:02 remained.

The Bears, who came in shooting only 55.3 percent (52 of 94) from the free throw line, made 8 of 12 foul shots in the final 2 minutes and finished 17 of 27 (63 percent). However, they made only 2 of 15 3-pointers.

Chiles added 12 points and DeWayne Jackson 11 for Morgan State. The Bears had a 42-28 rebounding advantage, led by Justin Black with 12.

Casey Roberts scored 15 points to pace Liberty (0-7).

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Scoreboard
Morgan State (2-3) «353267
Liberty (0-7)332962

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Morgan State Bears
D. Jackson, F345-120-153311
T. Heath, F81-10-02022
I. Chiles, C275-82-340112
A. Hubbard, G345-126-1053116
B. Bozeman, G302-61-22025
J. Black352-105-812939
S. Duncan172-33-33027
T. Bailey121-20-03112
R. Simpson31-20-00103
Totals 24-5617-2742171567
 42.9%63% 
Liberty Flames
J. Coronado, F272-20-05044
T. Speaks, G334-112-252211
D. Marshall, G295-100-114012
J. Sanders, G293-82-34229
C. Roberts, G274-95-732415
T. Gielo185-60-021311
S. Ogukwe130-10-03020
A. Smith90-20-02020
C. Donley80-40-00110
K. Assinesi70-00-00100
Totals 23-539-1328132062
 43.4%69.2% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T0-05-4138
Beth.-Cook.0-05-5322
Morgan St.0-04-6158
Hampton0-04-7310
N.C. Central0-04-8309
Md.-E. Shore0-03-8207
Savannah St.0-03-8222
S.C. State0-03-9330
Delaware St.0-02-9348
Howard0-01-10334
Florida A&M0-01-11265
Norfolk St.0-00-9293
Coppin St.0-00-11305

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-07-3190
UNC-Ash.0-06-4152
Radford0-05-4141
Winthrop0-05-4198
Presbyterian0-05-5263
Char. So.0-04-4226
Campbell0-04-5320
High Point0-04-5300
Longwood0-03-6351
Gardner-Webb0-03-8279
 
Other games
UK 50 Final
ND 64
LCSC 57 Final
GONZ 104
MU 49 Final
FLA 82