Scores

Final

High Point 80

(7-4, 0-1 Big South)

Liberty 83

(4-8, 1-0 Big South)

    8:00 PM ET, January 3, 2006

    Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia

    1 2 T
    HP 33 4780
    LIB 37 4683

    Top Performers

    High Point: I. Konare 25 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 5 Blk

    Liberty: L. Blair 38 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HP
    LIB
    Points 80 83
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 31-60 (.517)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-37 (.649) 14-24 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 4

    2005-06 Season

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