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NJIT Highlanders (9-21)


Thu. 2/20 Sat. 2/22 Thu. 2/27 Sat. 2/29 Tue. 3/3
vs. Stet 
W 78-69
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vs. FGCU 
L 39-55
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@ NortAL 
L 65-72
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@ KSawSt 
W 76-55
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@ Lib 
L 49-55
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Top-seeded Liberty beats NJIT 55-49 in ASUN quarterfinal

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Caleb Homesley scored 14 points, Scottie James added 11 points and 10 rebounds as top-seeded Liberty beat eighth-seeded NJIT 55-49 in an Atlantic Sun Conference tournament quarterfinal on Tuesday night.

The Flames (28-4) will face No. 4 seed Stetson (16-16) in a semifinal on Thursday. Liberty split the series with the Hatters, losing at Stetson 48-43 in January but winning in a rout at home, 77-49 on Feb. 22.

Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz added 13 points for Liberty.

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Leaders
Points: Z. Cooks19.7
Rebounds: S. Diakite8.5
Assists: Z. Cooks2.2
FG%: Z. Cooks40.5%
FT%: Z. Cooks77.8%
3P%: Z. Cooks30.5%
Steals: Z. Cooks1.8
Blocks: S. Diakite2.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Villanova24-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Baylor26-4
5 Florida State26-5
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Duke25-6
9 Creighton24-7
9 Villanova24-7
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Atlantic Sun Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Liberty 13-3 30-4
North Florida 13-3 21-12
Lipscomb 9-7 16-16
Stetson 9-7 16-17
North Alabama 8-8 13-17
Jacksonville 7-9 14-18
FGCU 7-9 10-22
NJIT 6-10 9-21
Kennesaw State 0-16 1-28
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 63.5 (333)
Rebounds: 9.3 (234)
Assists: 10.6 (331)
FG%: 40.3% (334)
FT%: 68.1% (271)
3P%: 30.2% (319)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 67.7 (130)
Rebounds: 23.9 (298)
Assists: 12.5 (181)
FG%: 44.0% (244)
FT%: 72.4% (272)
3P%: 34.0% (247)
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