James sends Liberty past Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-55
James made 10 of 13 shots and seven of his rebounds came on offense.
Da’Shawn Phillip had 11 points off the bench to lead the Hawks (0-2). Reserve Bruce Guy scored 10. UMES plays its first six games on the road. New head coach Jason Crafton is still looking for his first victory.
Liberty is coming off a school-record 29-win season that included a win over No. 5 seed Mississippi State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.