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McGhee, Rode power Liberty past North Alabama 72-53

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- — Darius McGhee scored 18 points and Kyle Rode had 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists as Liberty defeated North Alabama 72-53 on Thursday night.

McGhee added six rebounds for the Lancers (14-6, 5-0 Atlantic Sun Conference), who notched their sixth straight victory. Blake Preston had 13 points and Shiloh Robinson scored 10.

C.J. Brim had 14 points to lead the Lions (8-12, 1-6), whose losing streak reached four games. Jamari Blackmon added 11 points. Damian Forrest had eight rebounds.

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