LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Liberty scored 42 points in the first half and coasted the rest of the way, beating Coastal Carolina 63-27 on Saturday night in Big South action.
The Flames (4-3, 2-0) rushed for six touchdowns, two each by Aldreakis Allen, quarterback Mike Brown and Desmond Rice. The first score, a 5-yarder by Brown just 21 seconds into the game, was set up by a career-long 59-yard run by Sirchauncey Holloway. Brown also threw two scoring passes, one a 50-yarder to Pat Kelly.
After Liberty took that 42-0 lead, the Chanticleers (4-2, 1-1) finally got on the board with two touchdown passes by Aramis Hillary. The second was a 44-yarder to Adrian Kelly. But Liberty promptly responded.
The Flames scored three unanswered touchdowns, the last coming on a blocked punt that was recovered in the end zone by Bobby Partilla.
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