Liberty defeats High Point 76-67

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP)—Kyle Ohman scored 24 of his 39 points in the second half and Liberty rallied past high Point 76-67 on Saturday night.

Evan Gordon added 13 points, and Antwan Burrus and Ohman each grabbed 10 rebounds for the Flames (14-14, 9-7 Big South Conference), who broke a tie with High Point to move into fifth place in the conference.

The Flames trailed 38-29 at halftime and grabbed the lead for good at 61-60 on a free throw by Ohman with 3:36 remaining. Liberty finished on a 15-7 run for the final margin.

Liberty made 18 of 25 free throw attempts (72 percent) in the second half and 25 of 37 (67.6 percent) in the game to help the comeback. Ohman made 18 of 25 free throw attempts.

High Point shot 41.4 percent from the field (24 of 58) after making 51.7 percent (15 of 29) in the first half.

Eugene Harris scored 17 points and Nick Barbour added 13 for the Panthers (13-14, 8-8).

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 High Point
Eugene Harris Eugene Harris
5-19,  17 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Liberty
Kyle Ohman Kyle Ohman
9-19,  39 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists

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