John Caleb Sanders finished with 16 points, eight rebounds and a game-high five assists for the Flames (11-20, 6-10 Big South Conference). Tavares Speaks also had 16 points and eight rebounds, and Tomasz Gielo pitched in with 10 points.
Liberty went on a 12-0 run that was capped by Sanders’ free throw to take a 42-27 lead with 15:59 left in the second half. The Flames took their largest lead of the game at 54-37 when Speaks knocked down a couple of free throws.
Rashun Davis scored 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting for the Highlanders (13-18, 7-9), who shot a woeful 31.1 percent (19 of 61) from the floor. Javonte Green had 15 points and six rebounds.
Liberty shot 47.8 percent (22 of 46) from the floor.