Liberty holds off Stetson 57-54 behind Cabbil’s 19 points
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil scored 19 points and Liberty held off Stetson 57-54 on Tuesday night to reach 20 wins the fastest in program history.
Caleb Homesley added 16 points and Scottie James had 10 for the Flames (20-5, 9-1), who remain second in Atlantic Sun Conference behind Lipscomb (18-4, 9-0).
Stetson outrebounded Liberty 42-31 but gave up 15 points off 16 turnovers and was outscored 32-20 in the paint.
Liberty cruises to 93-40 win over Trevecca Nazarene
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Scottie James scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Caleb Homesley grabbed 12 rebounds, scored 10 points and made six assists and Liberty beat Division II Trevecca Nazarene 93-40 on Tuesday night.
Lovell Cabbil Jr. scored 13 points and Keegan McDowell and Elijah Cuffee added 11 apiece for the Flames (2-0), who outscored the Trojans 38-12 in the paint and scored 25 points off of 20 turnovers.
Liberty wins in OT, ends Asheville’s 21-game home win streak
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Scottie James scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Liberty blanked UNC Asheville in overtime in an 82-69 victory Thursday night that snapped the Bulldogs' 21-game home win streak.
The Flames (17-11, 8-7 Big South Conference) outscored the Bulldogs 13-0 in overtime for a victory that snapped a seven-game win streak for the Asheville, which last lost at home on Dec. 19, 2016 to UNC Greensboro.
Kemrite with 21 points, Liberty downs Presbyterian 81-66
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Ryan Kemrite scored 21 points and Liberty downed Presbyterian 81-66 on Saturday afternoon to snap a five-game skid.
Kemrite made five 3-pointers for the Flames (13-10, 4-6 Big South) who had a 32-21 rebounding edge over Presbyterian. Keegan McDowell added 19 points with five rebounds and Elijah Cuffee chipped in 12 points.
Liberty jumped to a 15-2 start, stretched their lead to 24-7 with 6:07 left in the half, and built it into a 35-20 advantage at the break.
Hot-shooting Liberty rolls over D-II Toccoa Falls, 96-50
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Myo Baxter-Bell hit 8 of 9 from the field to score 18 points off the bench and lead four players into double-figure scoring as Liberty routed Division II Toccoa Falls, 96-50 on Saturday afternoon.
The Flames, who picked up one win in three games at the Paradise Jam, lapped the Screaming Eagles in the first half, taking a 54-25 advantage into intermission and cruising to the finish.
Cabbil does damage early in Liberty’s 87-42 win over Summit
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil scored 14 points and Isaiah Williams and Ezra Talbert each scored 13 and Liberty controlled Division-III level Summit from the outset in an 87-42 win on Friday.
Williams finished 9 for 11 from the free-throw line and Keegan McDowell added 11 points for the Flames.