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Liberty 83, High Point 80

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Larry Blair scored 38 points and Rell
Porter had 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead Liberty to a 83-80 win
over High Point on Tuesday night.

The Flames (4-8, 1-0 Big South Conference) led 37-33 going into
the second half. A tip-in by Issa Konare put the Panthers (7-4,
0-1) up 71-66 with 4:34 remaining in the game.

Liberty answered back, tying the game 76-76 with 2:12 remaining
on a free-throw shot by Eric Bigby. Akeem Scott's layup with 37
seconds remaining put High Point ahead 80-79.

A 3-pointer by Blair gave the Flames a 82-80 lead with 21
seconds remaining. Damien Hubbard then scored one of two free
throws with five seconds remaining.

Konare led High Point with 25 points and 13 rebounds, Arizona
Reid had 21, and Scott added 13

The loss snapped High Point's four-game win streak.