Scores

Final

Charl Southern 63

(7-11, 1-2 Big South)

Liberty 79

(9-9, 1-2 Big South)

    7:00 PM ET, January 19, 2008

    Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia

    1 2 T
    CHSO 30 3363
    LIB 34 4579

    Top Performers

    Charleston Southern: O. Carter 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

    Liberty: A. Smith 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Liberty 79, Charleston Southern 63

    Associated Press

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Anthony Smith scored 22 points to lead Liberty to a 79-63 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.

    Alex McLean added 16 points, TeeJay Bannister had 14 and B.J. Jenkins scored 13 for Liberty.

    Liberty (9-9, 1-2 Big South) fell behind only in the game's first five minutes and led 34-30 at halftime. The Flames used an 18-6 run to build their lead to as much as 62-41 with 8:49 remaining in the game. Smith scored 10 points during the run.

    Liberty made 17-of-20 free throws after halftime.

    Omar Carter scored 21 points and Shelton Carter added 13 for Charleston Southern (7-11, 1-2). Jamarco Warren, the team's second-leading scorer, was limited to five points, 10 under his average.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHSO
    LIB
    Points 63 79
    FG Made-Attempted 23-58 (.397) 24-52 (.462)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 9-25 (.360)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 22-25 (.880)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

    2007-08 Season

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