LYNCHBURG, Va. -- John Caleb Sanders scored 22 points and hot-shooting Liberty cruised by Longwood 90-76 on Tuesday.
Liberty put together an 8-0 run, as Sanders scored five consecutive points before Gielo hit a 3, to open a 35-26 lead. The Flames took a 42-33 lead to half and never led by fewer than six points after the break.
Liberty's win snapped a two-game losing streak against Longwood. After a seven-game losing skid, Liberty has won its last two contests while Longwood lost for the third game in a row.