ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Scottie James scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Liberty blanked UNC Asheville in overtime in an 82-69 victory Thursday night that snapped the Bulldogs' 21-game home win streak.
The Flames (17-11, 8-7 Big South Conference) outscored the Bulldogs 13-0 in overtime for a victory that snapped a seven-game win streak for the Asheville, which last lost at home on Dec. 19, 2016 to UNC Greensboro.
Thomas scored a season-high 30 points to lead Asheville (18-10, 11-4), now tied for first place with Winthrop.
Mike Krzyzewski switched to zone last season to mask his young team's defensive frailties. Will we see that again in 2018-19?
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.
Missouri guard Cullen VanLeer is retiring from basketball after tearing his ACL in the Tigers' final regular-season game last season.