Scores

Final

VMI 73

(7-13, 2-8 Southern)

Liberty 91

(11-11, 6-4 Big South)

    7:00 PM ET, January 28, 2010

    Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia

    1 2 T
    VMI 37 3673
    LIB 42 4991

    Top Performers

    Vmi: K. Gabriel 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Liberty: A. Burrus 20 Pts, 13 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Blk

    Liberty 91, VMI 73

    Associated Press

    LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Antwan Burrus tallied a double-double, setting career-highs with 20 points and 13 boards, to lead Liberty in a 91-73 win over Virginia Military Institute on Thursday night.

    Evan Gordon added 18 points and Patrick Konan had 17 for the Flames (11-11, 6-4 Big South Conference), who shot 56.3 percent from the floor (36-for-64). The Keydets posted a 37.3 mark (25-for-67).

    Jesse Sanders also tallied a double-double for the Flames, scoring 10 points and grabbing a career-best 15 boards.

    Nick Gore's 3 put VMI up 20-17 with 11:36 to play before halftime. But five different players scored for Liberty, sparking a 12-4 run and the Flames never trailed again.

    The Flames led by five at halftime and outscored the Keydets 49-36 in the second.

    Keith Gabriel scored 24 points for the Keydets (7-13, 2-8), who had their longest winning streak of the season snapped at two games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VMI
    LIB
    Points 73 91
    FG Made-Attempted 25-67 (.373) 36-64 (.563)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-34 (.235) 2-11 (.182)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 19

    2009-10 Season

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