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Liberty men’s hoops punches ticket to the NCAA Tournament with Atlantic Sun Championship win

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Posted at 5:04 PM, Mar 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-10 20:05:31-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Liberty is headed back to the Big Dance!

Liberty men’s basketball

The Flames defeated Lipscomb 74-68 in the Atlantic Sun Championship game Sunday afternoon. Scottie James led the Flames with 17 points and eight rebounds, including the go-ahead layup with :57 seconds remaining.

Liberty will be making its fourth tournament appearance, and its first since 2013. The Flames are the first Virginia team to secure a bid to the NCAA Tournament this postseason.