KENNESAW, Ga. -- Scottie James had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Liberty pulled away big in the second half for a 62-41 victory over Kennesaw State on Wednesday night.
Darius McGhee, whose 11 points per game heading into the contest was second on the Flames, scored just five points and was 1-of-6 shooting from long range.
Neither team was able to get much going offensively in the first half. Liberty scored a season-low 25 points in the first half for a one-point lead.
Tyler Hooker had 16 points and seven rebounds for Kennesaw State (3-15, 0-3), which has lost five straight. The Owls' 24.4 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Liberty opponent this season.
Liberty faces North Florida (9-10, 3-1) at home on Saturday. Kennesaw State hosts Florida Gulf Coast (5-13, 0-3) on Saturday.
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