sunny.png
Tuesday January 21st, 2020 4:13PM

Cuffee, Homesley lift Liberty past Kennesaw State 76-59

By The Associated Press

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Elijah Cuffee had 16 points to lead five Liberty players in double figures as the Flames defeated Kennesaw State 76-59 on Tuesday night. Caleb Homesley added 15 points for the Flames. Scottie James chipped in 13, Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz scored 12 and Lovell Cabbil had 12. Homesley also had nine rebounds for the Flames, while James posted eight rebounds.

Danny Lewis scored a season-high 27 points for the Owls (5-25, 2-13 Atlantic Sun Conference), who have now lost five games in a row.

Tyler Hooker, the Owls' leading scorer entering the contest at 19 points per game, was held to only 8 points (4 of 16).

The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Owls on the season. Liberty defeated Kennesaw State 62-41 on Jan. 16. Liberty (24-6, 13-2) finishes out the regular season against NJIT on the road on Friday. Kennesaw State finishes out the regular season against Stetson at home on Friday.

___

For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25

___

This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com

  • Associated Categories: Associated Press (AP), AP Sports, AP Online Basketball, College Sports, AP Online - Georgia News, AP Sports - Men's College Basketball
© Copyright 2020 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
At least 4,500 abuse complaints at migrant children shelters
The government says it has received more than 4,500 complaints of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in shelters it managed
9:45PM ( 23 minutes ago )
DA: SU's Jim Boeheim at or near speed limit in fatal crash
Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick says the investigation into the fatal crash last week involving Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim is nearly complete and speed was not a factor
9:39PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Asian shares higher as region eyes Trump-Kim summit
Asian shares were higher in muted trading as investors watch the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam
9:34PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Arenado, Rockies reach 8-yr deal; AP source says worth $260M
The Colorado Rockies and All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado have reached agreement on an eight-year contract and a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the deal is worth $260 million
8:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
Darvish wild, but not worried after spring debut for Cubs
Yu Darvish walked four in a brief outing, but said he felt no pain after his spring training debut for the Chicago Cubs
7:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP source: Rockies, Arenado agree to $260M, 8-year contract
AP source: Colorado Rockies All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado agreed to a $260 million, eight-year contract
6:58PM ( 3 hours ago )
AP Sports
Beilein and Izzo talk about state of game on PodcastOne
Their in-state rivalry is as friendly as it is competitive, and that's the way both Michigan coach John Beilein and Michigan State coach Tom Izzo like it
1:20PM ( 8 hours ago )
Auriemma to miss 2nd consecutive game due to illness
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says he'll miss second consecutive game with a stomach virus; Chris Dailey will lead the team at Wichita State
10:56AM ( 11 hours ago )
Cousins T'd for shoe toss, scores 24 as Warriors top Hornets
Klay Thompson scored 26 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points, 11 rebounds and technical for tossing shoe as Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-110
9:43AM ( 12 hours ago )
AP Online Basketball
Duke's Williamson to miss 2nd straight game with knee injury
Duke freshman Zion Williamson will miss a second straight game with a mild right knee sprain he suffered last week
5:24PM ( 1 day ago )
SEC ref explains photo of himself posing with LSU T-shirt
SEC referee says he didn't mean to show any favoritism when he posed for picture while holding LSU T-shirt during trip overseas
4:02PM ( 1 day ago )
Gonzaga reclaims No. 1 in AP Top 25; Wofford debuts at 24th
Gonzaga reclaims top spot in AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll; Duke falls to No. 3, Virginia up to 2nd
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
College Sports
Atlanta officer charged in wreck that led driver to lose arm
An Atlanta police officer has been indicted on charges including reckless driving in a wreck that caused another driver to lose an arm
8:57AM ( 1 month ago )
AP Online - Georgia News
Jim Boeheim returns to Syracuse bench after fatal accident
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim returned to the bench to coach the Orange in a 75-65 loss to top-ranked Duke
8:40PM ( 3 days ago )
No. 23 K-State dominates Oklahoma State 85-46
Balanced offense, stellar defense and good shooting propelled No. 23 Kansas State in a blowout win over the Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-46
7:10PM ( 3 days ago )
Mississippi players kneel during anthem in response to rally
Eight Mississippi players kneeled during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena before the Rebels' 72-71 victory over Georgia
6:55PM ( 3 days ago )
AP Sports - Men's College Basketball
At least 4,500 abuse complaints at migrant children shelters
The government says it has received more than 4,500 complaints of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in shelters it managed
9:45PM ( 24 minutes ago )
DA: SU's Jim Boeheim at or near speed limit in fatal crash
Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick says the investigation into the fatal crash last week involving Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim is nearly complete and speed was not a factor
9:39PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Asian shares higher as region eyes Trump-Kim summit
Asian shares were higher in muted trading as investors watch the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam
9:34PM ( 34 minutes ago )
No. 20 Virginia Tech topples No. 3 Duke with Zion out
Ty Outlaw hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 88 seconds left and No. 20 Virginia Tech beat No. 3 Duke 77-72 while Blue Devils star freshman Zion Williamson sat out his second straight game with a sprained right knee.
9:30PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Tensions escalate as Indian airstrike hits inside Pakistan
Tensions escalated sharply on the Asian subcontinent with Pakistan and India trading accusations and warnings after an airstrike by India that New Delhi said targeted a terrorist training camp
9:17PM ( 51 minutes ago )