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Peebles, McDowell lead Liberty over Delaware State 96-60

Dec. 06, 2021 21:33 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Brody Peebles and Keegan McDowell scored 18 points apiece and Liberty rolled to a 96-60 victory over Delaware State on Monday night. Peebles came off the bench to sink 4 of 6 from 3-point range for the Lancers (5-3), who won their fourth straight game. Darius...

Liberty tames Missouri in 66-45 beat down behind McGhee

Dec. 02, 2021 21:18 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — No Southeastern Conference team had ever visited Liberty Arena until Missouri on Thursday night. There may reluctance on the part of SEC members to return. Darius McGhee scored 20 points and Shiloh Robinson scored a career-high 15 and Liberty beat...

Liberty Univ associate professor charged with sexual battery

Dec. 02, 2021 18:40 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A Liberty University associate professor has been charged with sexual battery and abduction involving an alleged incident with a student, according to court records and the university. Liberty University police arrested William Atwell on Nov. 20...

McGhee scores 19 to lift Liberty over UMES 73-61

Nov. 27, 2021 20:27 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Darius McGhee had 19 points and six rebounds as Liberty got past Maryland Eastern Shore 73-61 on Saturday. Keegan McDowell had 16 points for Liberty (3-3). Shiloh Robinson added 13 points and seven rebounds. Dom London had 16...

Buchanan's 3TDs carry Army past Liberty 31-16

Nov. 27, 2021 15:34 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Jakobi Buchanan ran for three touchdowns and Christian Anderson threw for a score and Army beat Liberty 31-16 on Saturday. After Liberty turned it over on downs in five plays to start the game, Cole Talley kicked a 26-yard field goal to give Army...

No. 22 La.-Lafayette beats Liberty for 10th win in a row

Nov. 20, 2021 20:53 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Levi Lewis threw for 166 yards and three touchdowns, Louisiana-Lafayette had six takeaways and seven sacks and the No. 22 Ragin’ Cajuns capped the nonconference portion of their schedule with a 42-14 victory over Liberty on Saturday night. ...

Wheeler with 3 TDs, Howard rolls past Va.-Lynchburg 56-6

Nov. 20, 2021 18:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ian Wheeler rushed for three touchdowns and Howard defeated winless Virginia-Lynchburg University in a season-ending 56-6 victory on Saturday. Quinton Williams completed seven of nine passes for 147 yards, connecting with Antoine Murray for two...

No. 22 La-Lafayette, Liberty put winning streaks on the line

Nov. 19, 2021 11:11 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Something's got to give when No. 22 Louisiana-Lafayette plays at Liberty on Saturday. The Ragin' Cajuns (9-1) have won a program-record nine straight, including four in a row on the road, but will be facing a Flames team coming off a bye whose...

Wilkins lifts Longwood past Virginia-Lynchburg 80-46

Nov. 12, 2021 23:34 PM EST

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Isaiah Wilkins recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds to carry Longwood to an 80-46 win over Virginia-Lynchburg on Friday night. Nate Lliteras had 12 points for Longwood (1-1). Leslie Nkereuwem added 10 rebounds. DA Houston had seven assists. ...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 12, 2021 22:28 PM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= VHSL Playoffs= First Round= Class 6A= Region A= James River-Midlothian 21, Thomas Dale 19 Manchester 59, Ocean Lakes 7 Region B= ...