NCAAB Game Recap - North Florida at Liberty
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:00 PM EST

USF
54
Gonz
71
F
Oreg
72
AzSt
77
F
USC
66
Colora
70
F
OhSt
76
Iowa
85
F
SCla
75
BYU
85
F
OrSt
63
Ariz
89
F
Longw
68
USC-Up
58
F
SoFL
55
WichSt
65
F
UConn
89
Temp
93
F(2OT)
Lipsco
68
Jacksn
67
F
SthAL
78
App
70
F
KennSt
46
N AL
65
F
UMassL
84
Bingha
86
F
Stetsn
69
NJIT
78
F
UMBC
69
Albany
50
F
Presb
70
HiPt
82
F
NebOm
61
IPFW
59
F
GWebb
77
Hamp
87
F
WriSt
70
YSU
88
F
W&M
61
Tows
51
F
Vermt
63
Stony
54
F
Hartfo
63
UNH
67
F(OT)
NFla
77
Lib
82
F
Elon
70
JMU
62
F
NrthIA
64
IndSt
67
F
Hof
81
Drex
74
F
NE
48
Del
70
F
Troy
60
CoCar
90
F
NoKY
73
Clev
59
F
Belm
80
MorSt
67
F
TNSt
62
E KY
83
F
Campbl
66
ChaSo
51
F
APSU
78
SIU-E
60
F
GASt
62
TexAr
70
F
GaSo
55
TxSt
70
F
Evans
53
SIU
70
F
MSU
86
Nebras
65
F
SEMO
58
JacSt
65
F
Murr
60
E IL
63
F
TN-M
65
TNTec
78
F
Pepp
66
Portl
59
F
CSBak
58
UtVal
72
F
S UT
66
N CO
68
F
Oral
96
Denv
100
F(OT)
UNCA
64
Radf
79
F
Sac
76
E WA
77
F
NoAZ
78
Ida
61
F
UCSB
75
CS-Ful
66
F
UCDav
77
CAPoly
62
F
Stan
72
Wash
64
F
GrCan
89
Seatt
95
F
MTSt
77
PorSt
87
F
UCLA
69
Utah
58
F
HI
56
UCRiv
55
F
LoyMa
51
StMar
57
F

Feb 20, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

North Florida (18-11)

31

46

77

Liberty (25-3)

40

42

82

Liberty moves a half-game ahead of N. Florida with 82-77 win
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:24 PM

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Caleb Homesley scored 28 points and Scottie James finished with a double-double and Liberty beat North Florida 82-77 Thursday night.

Liberty (25-3, 11-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) won its sixth straight and ended North Florida's (18-11, 11-3) six-game win streak. Liberty moved a half-game ahead of the Ospreys atop the conference standings. The two teams split their regular season games.

James finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz scored 17. The Flames finished 27-of-48 (56.3%) shooting despite going just 4 of 13 from 3-point range. Homesley made two foul shots for a 77-67 lead with 1:45 left. North Florida responded with seven straight when J.T. Escobar made a layup, Carter Hendricksen made a 3-pointer and Ivan Gandia-Rosa scored a layup with 40 seconds left. After Homesley made two more from the line, Ryan Burkhardt made a 3 to reduce North Florida's deficit to 79-77. Elijah Cuffee made 1 of 2 from the line with 25 seconds left, and Homesley made two more from the foul line with 15 seconds to go to seal the win. Homesley finished 11 of 15 from the foul line.

Escobar scored 26, Gandia-Rosa 17 and Hendricksen and Wajid Aminu 10 apiece.

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Leaders

North Florida PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
E. Balogun 0 0 0 2 0 0
D. James 0 0 2 2 0 1
Liberty PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
S. Robinson 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Reed 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

NFla Lib
Points For 77 82
Field Goals 28/59-47% 27/48-56%
Three Pointers 17/41-41% 4/13-31%
Free Throws 4/6-67% 24/33-73%
Offensive Rebounds 9 7
Defensive Rebounds 20 22
Rebounds 30 31
Blocks 3 3
Steals 3 7
Turnovers 10 6
Personal Fouls 22 11
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Thu Jan 23 Lib 70 @ NFla 71 E. Cuffee 2 E. Balogun 3
Thu Feb 20 NFla 77 @ Lib 82 G. Sams 3 M. Baxter-Bell 4

Game Information

Stadium: Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia
Attendance: 5,613
Game Time: