Liberty vs Western Carolina

Liberty 63, W. Carolina 62

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Liberty's Tavares Speaks hit two free throws with 5 seconds left after Western Carolina called a timeout it didn't have and was assessed a technical foul, giving the Flames a 63-62 win Monday.

Trey Sumler, who led the Catamounts (4-9) with 23 points, missed a jumper with 3 seconds left and the Flames (4-10) rebounded to win their third straight game and first of the season against a Division I opponent.

Speaks scored 13 points while Tomasz Gielo had 10 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for Liberty, which committed a season-high 24 turnovers.

The Flames closed out the first half on a 10-0 run to lead 29-22. Liberty maintained the advantage until Sumler's two free throws with 58 seconds left made it 59-58.

After Sumler's three-point play with 10 seconds left, John Caleb Sanders answered with a three-point play for Liberty, and the Western Carolina bench called time out.

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Scoreboard
Liberty (4-10) «293463
Western Carolina (4-9)224062

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Liberty Flames
T. Gielo, F333-122-2112210
J. Coronado, F193-51-26137
D. Marshall, G304-80-141110
J. Sanders, G293-73-36009
C. Roberts, G221-32-33125
T. Speaks273-47-821013
J. Vander Pol193-43-33039
C. Donley100-20-01110
A. Smith70-00-00000
S. Ogukwe20-00-00010
L. Taylor20-00-00000
Totals 20-4518-223971363
 44.4%81.8% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F334-54-460312
T. Sumler, G408-174-434223
J. Sinclair, G345-110-080211
B. Boggs, G301-120-01242
T. Tankelewicz, G181-70-02052
M. Brown252-54-43018
P. Ross112-40-02204
T. Brummitt40-00-01000
R. Harrelson30-10-00010
K. Hall20-00-00010
Totals 23-6212-122881962
 37.1%100% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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GONZ 69 Final
OKST 68
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