Liberty vs VMI

Liberty edges VMI 85-80

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LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) JR Coronado scored 20 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to lead Liberty to an 85-80 win over VMI in a tight conference matchup Saturday.

Liberty (7-10, 1-1 Big South Conference) controlled the boards, with a 52-31 rebounding advantage, and forced the nation's leading scoring team into 17 turnovers. Davon Marshall contributed 16 points, John-Caleb Sanders added 15 and Andrew Smith had 13 in the win, their first on an opponent's home court this season.

VMI (8-7, 1-1) kept the game close, trailing 38-37 at the break, and retook the lead midway through the second half on a D.J. Covington jumper that made it 55-54. The Flames responded with a Sanders 3-pointer that put them back on top 57-55 with 11:20 to go and protected the lead in the final minute with 5-of-5 shooting from the foul line by Antwan Burrus.

Rodney Glasgow led the Keydets with 27 points.

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Liberty (7-10) «384785
VMI (8-7)374380

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Char. So.0-03-2114
Liberty0-03-2269
UNC-Ash.0-03-2183
Radford0-02-2177
Campbell0-02-3349
High Point0-02-3299
Winthrop0-02-3350
Gardner-Webb0-02-476
Presbyterian0-02-5337
Longwood0-00-5349

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mercer0-04-281
UNC-Green.0-04-2126
Furman0-03-2104
Citadel0-03-3132
Wofford0-03-3273
VMI0-02-2256
Chattanooga0-02-3309
ETSU0-02-3253
Samford0-01-5229
W. Carolina0-01-5131
 
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