Liberty eases by North Alabama 72-47
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Lovell Cabbil scored 20 points with a near-perfect shooting day and Liberty coasted to its seventh-straight win Monday night, defeating North Alabama 72-47.
Cabil was 5 of 6 from the field and 8 of 9 from the foul line.
Caleb Homesley added 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting, including three 3s, and grabbed nine rebounds for the Flames (17-4, 6-0 Atlantic Sun), who have never started a conference season 6-0.
Both teams struggled shooting in the first half when Liberty took a 26-19 lead. But the Flames made their first eight shots of the second half, taking a 46-27 lead on a jumper by Scottie James.
Liberty went 14 of 19 with four 3-pointers in the second half -- with all of its misses from 3-point range. Surprisingly, James, who is shooting 70.5 percent, putting him on track to break national record (63.9), was just 3 of 8. Cabbil had 17 points in the second half. For good measure Liberty went 20 of 24 from the foul line.
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