LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz led a balanced attack with 14 points and Liberty pulled away for a 60-48 win over Presbyterian on Saturday.
Reggie Dillard hit back-to-back 3-pointers for the Blue Hose (8-8, 1-2) but a 9-2 run, with Homesley scoring five, had Liberty up 14 with two minutes to go.
Presbyterian led 22-21 at the half as both teams shot less than 35 percent. Liberty made half its shots in the second half but the Blue Hose finished at 32 percent.
Dillard had 18 points and Francois Lewis 15 for Presbyterian.
San Diego State beats Xavier 79-74 in Maui
Jalen McDaniels scored 25 points, Devin Watson added 21 and San Diego State held off Xavier 79-74 on Tuesday to earn a spot in the Maui Invitational fifth-place game.
Colorado State beats FGCU 82-74 in Gulf Coast Showcase
Freshman Kendle Moore and Anthony Masinton-Bonner each scored 17 points, leading Colorado State past Florida Gulf Coast 82-74 on Tuesday in the Gulf Coast Showcase
No. 22 Buffalo looks to protect ranking against Dartmouth
Buffalo gained national notoriety with its decisive victory over Arizona in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, and the Bulls are still handling top-tier opponents.