NCAAB Game Recap - Liberty at Florida Gulf Coast
Thu Jan 2, 2020 5:00 PM EST

Gonz
85
Portl
72
F
Oreg
65
Colora
74
F
Ill
56
MSU
76
F
Dayt
84
LaSal
58
F
UTEP
67
FlInt
69
F
SFA
82
SeLA
71
F
StFPA
63
Bry
67
F
Lib
59
FlGlf
46
F
Colum
72
Maine
75
F(OT)
JMU
64
UNCW
60
F
Merrim
66
MtStM
47
F
StLou
59
Duques
73
F
GASt
69
App
60
F
Jacksn
57
N AL
62
F
N TX
84
W Ky
93
F
NFla
76
KennSt
57
F
Longw
67
Winth
91
F
Ford
46
VACom
64
F
Lipsco
66
Stetsn
63
F
StJos
52
Rich
84
F
Minn
78
Purd
83
F(2OT)
UNCA
77
Presb
79
F
MidTN
60
OlDom
70
F
Elon
68
NE
77
F
UAB
44
Charl
51
F
Leh
58
Navy
64
F
Rice
69
Marsh
89
F
HolyC
70
LoyMD
80
F
W&M
88
Hof
61
F
TexSA
64
FlAtl
79
F
Vermt
77
Dart
68
F
Amer
51
Colg
65
F
GaSo
70
CoCar
67
F
Tows
69
Charl
81
F
GWebb
67
Campbl
65
F
Army
65
Buck
67
F
URI
75
Brown
85
F
Lafy
72
Boston
73
F
SamH
94
McNee
75
F
TxSt
68
ArkLR
72
F
(N/A)
65
SacHr
57
F
FaDi
63
StFNY
79
F
TNTec
59
E KY
74
F
USC-Up
75
ChaSo
89
F
RobM
89
CenCT
78
F
TexAr
73
ArkSt
52
F
NWSt
62
TXAMC
67
F
SthAL
60
ULLa
57
F
InWor
60
Nich
76
F
Lamar
74
NOrl
67
F
Troy
63
ULMo
79
F
Seatt
86
UMKC
90
F(3OT)
CenAR
107
HBU
111
F(OT)
UtVal
94
ChiSt
73
F
TN-M
76
Murr
89
F
SIU-E
79
Belm
69
F
OrSt
69
Utah
81
F
E IL
79
TNSt
84
F
SEMO
63
APSU
78
F
Mont
60
S UT
58
F
MTSt
59
N CO
68
F
N DA
82
Denv
71
F
W IL
74
NDSt
94
F
JacSt
76
MorSt
72
F
Oral
79
SDSt
96
F
PorSt
61
Ida
72
F
(N/A)
66
UCSB
87
F
TexPA
67
CBap
76
F
UCLA
66
Wash
64
F
Pacif
59
Pepp
56
F
USD
58
LoyMa
64
F
USC
65
WaSt
56
F
Cal
52
Stan
68
F
StMar
69
USF
58
F

Jan 2, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Liberty (15-1)

30

29

59

Florida Gulf Coast (3-13)

16

30

46

Homesley lifts Liberty past Florida Gulf Coast 59-46
Thu Jan 2, 2020 8:21 PM

FORT MEYERS, Fla. (AP) Caleb Homesley had 24 points as Liberty defeated Florida Gulf Coast 59-46 on Thursday in the first Atlantic Sun Conference matchup of the season for both teams.

Scottie James had 10 points for Liberty (15-1). The Flames entered ranked No. 2 in the country in scoring defense, allowing 53.1 points per game.

Liberty is on a seven-game road trip, traveling to six different states over 9,000 miles.

Sam Gagliardi had 14 points for the Eagles (3-13). Jalen Warren added 12 points and seven assists, and Brian Thomas had three blocks. Zach Scott, the Eagles' leading scorer coming into the matchup at 12 points per game, was held to two points in 19 minutes.

Liberty plays NJIT on the road on Saturday. FGCU plays Lipscomb at home on Saturday.

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Leaders

Liberty PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
C. Homesley 24 0 2 6 1 1
S. James 10 0 3 2 0 0
Florida Gulf Coast PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
C. Largie 0 0 0 1 0 0
D. Rivers 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

Lib FlGlf
Points For 59 46
Field Goals 25/47-53% 16/40-40%
Three Pointers 5/16-31% 5/19-26%
Free Throws 4/9-44% 9/11-82%
Offensive Rebounds 5 6
Defensive Rebounds 17 20
Rebounds 23 29
Blocks 3 4
Steals 12 4
Turnovers 10 18
Personal Fouls 12 10
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

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

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Thu Jan 2 Lib 59 @ FlGlf 46 S. Robinson 2 B. Thomas 2

Game Information

Stadium: Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida
Attendance: 3,305
Game Time: