Scores

Final

Liberty 72

(3-8, 1-6 away)

McNeese State 85

(4-5, 4-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

    Burton Coliseum, Lake Charles, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    LIB 27 4572
    MCNS 42 4385

    Top Performers

    Liberty: L. Blair 30 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    McNeese State: J. Williams 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Stl, 3 Blk

    McNeese State 85, Liberty 72

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) -- J.T. Williams scored 21 points, leading five players in double figures, as McNeese State defeated Liberty 85-72 Thursday night.

    Ryan Price added 15 points for the Cowboys (4-5). Aldryan Wardell had 12, John Ford 11 and Dwight Boatner 10.

    Larry Blair led Liberty (3-8) with 30 points. He was 10-of-21 from the field and 8-of-12 from the free-throw line and made 2 of 6 3-pointers. Anthony Smith added 10 points.

    McNeese State led 42-27 at the half and got 42 points from its bench to Liberty's 21. The Cowboys also scored 21 points off Flames turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIB
    MCNS
    Points 72 85
    FG Made-Attempted 25-57 (.439) 27-52 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 23-28 (.821)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

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