Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend

Flames and Monarchs fall on road


NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Ahsan Asadullah scored 24 points as Lipscomb defeated Liberty 77- 70 on Friday in the first Atlantic Sun Conference matchup of the season for both teams.

KJ Johnson added 17 points for the Bisons ( 6- 5), who earned its fourth consecutiv­e win. Greg Jones scored 13 points, and Romeao Ferguson had 10 points and seven rebounds. Asadullah hit 11 of 14 shots.

Darius McGhee had 16 points for the Flames ( 8- 4), who fell behind 39- 15 in the first half and saw their four- game win streak came to an end.

FIU 82, Old Dominion 67: Antonio Daye Jr. scored 16 points as the Panthers won a Conference USA opener in Miami.

Tevin Brewer added 13 points and Radshad Davis 11 for Florida Internatio­nal ( 7- 2).

Malik Curry racked up 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Monarchs ( 4- 3).

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