Campbell vs Liberty

Liberty holds off Campbell 71-68


LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Tomasz Gielo scored 17 points and Andrew Smith added 15 as Liberty defeated Campbell 71-68 Tuesday night.

The Flames (8-10, 2-1 Big South) trailed 20-19 in the first half, but surged ahead with a 21-5 run sparked by 3-pointers from John Caleb Sanders, Davon Marshall and Gielo.

Campbell (8-10, 2-1) stormed back in the second half to reclaim a 58-55 advantage, but Liberty pushed back to a six-point lead with 2:19 left. Andrew Ryan and Reco McCarter each hit 3-pointers to pull Campbell within one.

After a split pair of free throws by Marshall, McCarter missed a go-ahead 3-pointer. Another Marshall free throw put Liberty up by three, and Ryan couldn't connect from beyond the arc as time expired.

Liberty shot 46 percent from the field. Marshall had 12 points and Sanders added 10.

Ryan led the Fighting Camels with 22 points, and McCarter and Leek Leek each had 14.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
Campbell (8-10)303868
Liberty (8-10) «432871

Related Video

September 22, 2017
Immanuel Quickley commits to Kentucky (0:44)
September 21, 2017
Season Preview: Aaron Jordan
September 21, 2017
Top College Basketball Storylines leading up to the season
September 19, 2017
Season Preview: Da'Monte Williams

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point9-915-16235
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Other games
UGA 50 Final
FLA 72
WISC 72 Final
IND 75
OKLA 66 Final
KSU 72
BRAD 50 Final
UK 85 Final
ARK 87
TEMP 58 Final
PITT 81 Final
GT 74
BUTL 60 Final