Morgan St. 67 at Liberty 62

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Late Morgan State surge beats Liberty 67-62
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP)—Anthony Hubbard scored 16 points and Morgan State broke open a close game late in the second half to defeat winless Liberty 67-62 Thursday night and snap a three-game skid.

The game was tied 10 times and the Bears led 35-33 at halftime.

Trailing 52-51 with 7:02 left, Morgan State (2-3) reeled off eight straight points, starting with four by Ian Chiles, and held the Flames without a field goal until only 1:02 remained.

The Bears, who came in shooting only 55.3 percent (52 of 94) from the free throw line, made 8 of 12 foul shots in the final 2 minutes and finished 17 of 27 (63 percent). However, they made only 2 of 15 3-pointers.

Chiles added 12 points and DeWayne Jackson 11 for Morgan State. The Bears had a 42-28 rebounding advantage, led by Justin Black with 12.

Casey Roberts scored 15 points to pace Liberty (0-7).

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 Top Performers
 Morgan St.
Justin Black Justin Black
2-10,  9 Pts
12 Rebs, 9 Assists
 Liberty
Casey Roberts Casey Roberts
4-9,  15 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists

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