Liberty University Men’s Basketball Heads to NCAA Tournament With Atlantic Sun Championship Win Over Lipsomb Bisons, 74-68

Lipscomb guard Kenny Cooper (21) goes up for a shot Sunday. (Photo: Larry McCormack / The Tennessean)

Liberty is headed back to the Big Dance!

The Flames defeated Lipscomb 74-68 in the Atlantic Sun Championship game Sunday afternoon. Scottie James led the Flames with 15 points and seven rebounds, including the go-ahead layup with :57 seconds remaining.

Liberty will be making its fourth tournament appearance, and its first since 2013. The Flames are the first Virginia team to secure a bid to the NCAA Tournament this postseason.

SOURCE: WTKR, by Mitch Brown