Liberty 74, Hampton 65
Jesse Sanders scored a game-high 22 points and teammate John
Caleb Sanders added 14 as Liberty earned a 74-65 victory over
Hampton Saturday night in a nonconference game.
The Flames (4-8) opened up a 10-point lead midway through the
first half on a jumper by Jesse Sanders, who hit a pair of
3-pointers on the night. John Caleb Sanders also sank two 3-point
baskets as Liberty led 34-27 at halftime.
The Flames still led by 10 points midway through the second half
and a basket by Antwan Burrus keeping them in front 53-43. Hampton
(4-7) closed within 68-60 but Liberty closed out the game
David Bruce led Hampton with 20 points and just missed a
double-double with nine rebounds. Mike Tuitt came off the bench to
score 14 points, but that couldn’t prevent Hampton’s third straight
For Liberty, Tavares Speaks and Burrus each added 12.