NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Scottie James had 17 points to lead five double-digit Liberty players while the Flames topped Lipscomb 74-66 on Wednesday night.
Lovell Cabbil added 16 points for the Flames. Caleb Homesley scored 12 points, Myo Baxter-Bell scored 11 and Darius McGhee had 10. Homesley also had 10 rebounds for the Flames (22-5, 11-1 Atlantic Sun). Liberty's win left the two teams tied for first place in the conference.
Rob Marberry had 22 points for the Bisons (20-5, 11-1 Atlantic Sun), whose 11-game winning streak was broken. Garrison Mathews added 19 points. Ahsan Asadullah had 13 points.
The Flames equalized the series of the season against the Bisons with the win. Lipscomb defeated Liberty 79-59 on Jan. 29.
Liberty will look for his fifth consecutive win on Saturday as the team travels to northern Alabama.
Lipscomb faces Kennesaw State on the road Saturday.