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March Madness 2019 wrap: UC Irvine gets first ever tournament win; Liberty upsets Mississippi State

27 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Both UC Irvine and Liberty earned their respective programs' first tournament wins. It was two of three upsets in San Jose, CA on Friday.
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Liberty upsets Mississippi St 80-76 for 1st NCAA tourney win

Liberty upsets Mississippi St 80-76 for 1st NCAA tourney win

27 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Down by 10 points with less than seven minutes to play against a more accomplished opponent, Liberty didn't give in a bit. Instead, the Flames just kept getting the ball to Caleb Homesley.
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Liberty Becomes Third 12-Seed to Upset 5-Seed With Win Over Mississippi State

Liberty Becomes Third 12-Seed to Upset 5-Seed With Win Over Mississippi State

27 days ago   |   By SI

Liberty's win marked the program's first NCAA tournament victory in program history.
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Video: Watch Liberty Complete Comeback, Stun Mississippi State in March Madness

27 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Take a bow, No. 12 seeds. The Liberty Flames defeated the No. 5 Mississippi State Bulldogs 80-76 in Friday's first-round game in the 2019 NCAA men's basketball tournament. The victory means the No...
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Caleb Homesley, No. 12 Liberty upset No. 5 Mississippi State

27 days ago   |   By NBC Sports

Caleb Homesley scored 30 points as Liberty picked up the program's first-ever NCAA tournament win.
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Liberty upsets Mississippi St. 80-76 for 1st tourney win

27 days ago   |   By National Post

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Caleb Homesley scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half and Lovell Cabbil hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:16 to play to send 12th-seeded Liberty to its first NCAA Tournament win in school history, 80-76 over fifth-seeded Mississippi State on Friday night.
The Flames (29-6) were making their fourth tournament trip in school history, but lost twice as a No. 16 seed and once in the play-in game. This year's team had more respect, a higher seeding and capitalized on the opportunity.
Homesley helped rally Liberty from a 10-point deficit in the second half by scoring 14...
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No. 12 Liberty Upsets No. 5 Mississippi State 80-76 in NCAA Tournament Round 1

27 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The 12th-seeded Liberty Flames will keep dancing after rallying to upset the fifth-seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs 80-76 in San Jose, California, on Friday. It marks the first NCAA tournament victory in program history for Liberty...
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