Dawson wins it for Liberty 62-61 over Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) John Dawson scored 18 points including a 3-pointer in the final seconds for the win as Liberty snapped a 12-game slide by edging Coastal Carolina 62-61 on Wednesday night.

Dawson finished with 7-of-14 shooting from the field for the Flames (4-13, 1-3 Big South). Caleb Homesley added 12 points with five rebounds and Lovell Cabbil had 11 points, six rebounds, four assists and five steals.

Dawson's game-winning 3-pointer came with 13 seconds to play and Liberty trailing 61-59. An earlier 3-pointer by Dawson gave the Flames a 53-52 lead with 3:05 to play but they fell behind by two on a layup by Coastal Carolina's Elijah Wilson with 40 seconds to go.

The Flames trailed by as many as 10 early in the second half.

Wilson led the Chanticleers (8-7, 2-3) with 15 points and eight rebounds.

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