Youngstown State beats High Point 64-61

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)—Jack Liles scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Youngstown State past High Point 64-61 on Friday night.

After the two teams played to a 31-all tie in the first half, the Penguins (2-7) outscored High Point 33-30 in the second.

Youngstown State had its biggest lead of the game at 60-49 on a Liles layup with 3:53 left in the game. The Panthers (4-7) scored six unanswered points, finishing on a David Singleton layup with 1:28 remaining to bring their deficit within five points at 60-55.

The Panthers closed the gap to three points when David Campbell hit a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left to play, bringing the score to 64-61.

Kelvin Bright scored 14 for Youngstown State and DeAndre Mays had 13 points and seven rebounds.

Nick Barbour led High Point with 21 points and Steadman Short had 10 rebounds.

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 Top Performers
 Youngstown St.
Jack Liles Jack Liles
6-12,  14 Pts
13 Rebs, 0 Assists
 High Point
Nick Barbour Nick Barbour
8-15,  21 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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