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McGhee scores 16 to lead Liberty over Kennesaw State in ASUN

Liberty will play Stetson on Friday at 2 p.m. in the semifinals.
Liberty's Kyle Rode (left) and Darius McGhee competing in the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball...
Liberty's Kyle Rode (left) and Darius McGhee competing in the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Tournament.(Liberty Athletics)
Published: Mar. 4, 2021 at 11:08 PM EST
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Darius McGhee had 16 points as Liberty topped Kennesaw State 69-59 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

Kyle Rode had 15 points for Liberty. Chris Parker added 12 points and Drake Dobbs had 11.

Terrell Burden scored a career-high 27 points and had seven rebounds for the Owls. Chris Youngblood added 15 points and Alex Peterson had 11 points, 12 rebounds and five steals. Spencer Rodgers, whose 17 points per game coming into the contest led the Owls, was held to only four points on 1-of-13 shooting.

Liberty will play Stetson, a 7-seed which upset 2-seed Bellarmine, on Friday at 2 p.m in the semifinals.

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