Liberty men's basketball wins quarterfinal match-up against NJIT, 55-49

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7/AP) The #1-seeded Flames won their A-Sun quarterfinal match-up against the #8-seed NJIT Highlanders, 55-49.

Caleb Homesley led the way with 14 points for Liberty. Scottie James added 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Zach Cooks scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead NJIT. San Antonio Brinson and Souleymane Diakite had 13 points apiece.

The Flames never trailed after making their first basket and led by double digits for most of the second half.

Liberty will face No. 4 seed Stetson in a semifinal on Thursday.

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