Morgan St. 81, Liberty 69
Aric Brooks scored 18 points and hot-shooting Morgan State
coasted to an 81-69 win over Liberty on Saturday.
The Bears, who came into the game shooting 41.4 percent from the
field, made 55.1 percent (27 of 49) of their shots, including 8 of
13 from 3-point range.
DeWayne Jackson and Justin Black each added 15 points for the
Bears (6-18), who snapped five-game losing streak. It was Morgan
State’s most points scored in regulation this season.
Morgan State built its biggest lead of 22 points with 3:15 to
play in the first half of the Bracket Busters game on the strength
of 15-of-24 shooting during the first 20 minutes.
Jesse Sanders scored 21 points to lead four Liberty players in
double figures. Antwan Burrus added 13 points, John Caleb Sanders
had 12 and Tavares Speaks 10 for the Flames (12-17), who had a
three-game winning streak end.