NCAAB Game Recap - Liberty at Towson
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:02 PM EST

CenCT
58
PSU
87
F
MtStM
48
Navy
59
F
Akr
62
Tul
61
F
Drex
72
Quin
63
F
Lib
66
Tows
54
F
Eccle
71
Alc
122
F
N AL
80
AlaAM
92
F
BGSU
67
Norf
72
F(OT)
Lipsco
63
Vermt
86
F
Bingha
53
Pitt
79
F
Maine
53
UMass
74
F
Del
75
LongI
82
F(OT)
SMU
85
UGA
87
F(2OT)
JMU
75
Ford
69
F
Furm
64
Mercer
62
F
N CO
87
SDak
68
F
UCIrv
67
IL-C
76
F
NDSt
68
Marq
82
F
Jacksn
39
Clem
68
F
IUPUI
64
Fres
95
F
South
68
UCSB
77
F
MsVl
71
SCla
100
F

Liberty 66, Towson 54

Dec 20, 2019, 5:02 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Liberty (13-0)

25

41

66

Towson (5-6)

30

24

54

Pacheco-Ortiz scores 16, Liberty wins 13th straight game
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:34 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz had 16 points as Liberty won its 13th straight game to start the season, beating Towson 66-54 on Friday.

Liberty (13-0) is one of four undefeated teams in Division I - along with No. 12 Auburn (10-0), No. 20 San Diego State (11-0) and Duquesne (9-0). The Flames, who received 25 votes in the AP Top 25 poll, is off to their best start in program history. Thirteen wins is the longest winning streak in school history, surpassing the 1980 team who won 11 games in a row.

Darius McGhee and Scottie James each scored 12 points for Liberty. Elijah Cuffee added eight points. Caleb Homesley, who led the Flames in scoring heading into the contest with 10 points per game, scored three points. He hit 14% from beyond the arc (1 of 7).

Jason Gibson had 15 points and Brian Fobbs added 13 points for the Tigers (5-6).

Liberty matches up against Akron on Saturday. Towson takes on Tulane on Saturday.

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Leaders

Liberty PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
G. Pacheco-Ortiz 16 0 2 3 1 0
D. McGhee 12 0 0 5 0 0
Towson PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
C. Thompson 0 0 1 4 0 0
J. Gibson 15 0 2 1 1 0

Team Comparison

Lib Tows
Points For 66 54
Field Goals 25/54-46% 21/48-44%
Three Pointers 7/25-28% 6/20-30%
Free Throws 9/13-69% 6/14-43%
Offensive Rebounds 6 6
Defensive Rebounds 25 25
Rebounds 34 33
Blocks 1 1
Steals 5 5
Turnovers 11 12
Personal Fouls 14 18
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Lib Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Fri Dec 20 Lib 66 @ Tows 54 S. Robinson 3 J. Dottin 2

Game Information

Stadium: Entertainment & Sports Arena, Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 707
Game Time: