Liberty vs Longwood

Longwood 102, Liberty 101

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FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tristan Carey posted career highs of 40 points and 12 rebounds to propel Longwood past Liberty 102-101 Tuesday night.

Michael Kessens and Jeylani Dublin added 17 points apiece. Carey, who was 12-of-22 shooting with eight 3-pointers, set his previous high of 31 points in Longwood's last game, a 76-61 win over Radford.

John Caleb Sanders, who had 24 points and 10 assists for Liberty (9-19, 5-9 Big South Conference), put the Flames ahead 34-33 on his free throw with 2:54 left in the opening frame. But Carey answered with a trey, sparking a 14-4 half-spanning spurt for Longwood (6-22, 3-11).

Dublin capped the run with a layup 5 minutes into the second half for a 60-45 Lancers lead. Carey hit four 3s during the run.

Liberty, trailing 94-83 with 1:20 left, hit four straight 3-pointers to claw to within 101-99 with 5 seconds showing, but could not complete the rally.

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Liberty (9-19)3863101
Longwood (6-22) «4755102

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Liberty Flames
J. Coronado, F284-70-27048
A. Smith, F182-41-23125
J. Sanders, G337-149-12710324
T. Speaks, G337-132-431417
D. Marshall, G3111-173-422331
C. Roberts192-40-01146
T. Gielo170-30-06240
S. Ogukwe71-10-00032
C. Donley52-30-01236
L. Taylor50-10-00000
J. Vander Pol41-10-01002
Totals 37-6815-24321930101
 54.4%62.5% 
Longwood Lancers
J. Dublin, F307-133-360317
M. Kessens, F285-97-951417
L. Woodhouse, G402-43-531037
T. Carey, G3812-228-10121240
S. Shockley, G70-10-01010
K. Ziegler254-95-855213
D. Robinson241-45-61148
J. Havenstein80-00-02010
Totals 31-6231-41371820102
 50%75.6% 
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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
 
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