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Liberty blasts Stetson for seventh-straight win

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Caleb Homesley scored 22 points and Liberty extended its win streak to seven games beating Stetson 77-49 on Saturday.

The Flames built a 19-7 lead and never trailed. They led 34-17 at halftime on the strength of 52% shooting. Liberty finished 27-of-53 shooting (50.9%) despite just of 8 of 26 from beyond the arc. Darius McGhee had 12 points for Liberty (26-3, 12-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) and Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz scored 12.

Jahlil Rawley had 12 points for the Hatters (15-14, 9-5) and Joel Kabimba added 11 points and eight rebounds.

The Flames leveled the season series against the Hatters with the win. Stetson defeated Liberty 48-43 on Jan. 25. Liberty takes on Kennesaw State on the road on Thursday. Stetson plays North Florida at home on Thursday.

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