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Flames Basketball Highlight Reel: VMI

January 29, 2010  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Catch highlights from each Liberty men's home game during the remainder of the 2009-10 season exclusively on LibertyFlames.com.
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Following each Liberty men's basketball home game during the remainder of the 2009-10 season, LibertyFlames.com will provide Flames fans with highlights of the night's on-court action. The first installment features clips from last night's 91-73, win over VMI.

The Flames return the Vines Center next Thursday to host Winthrop at 8 p.m. The matchup is part of a men's and women's basketball doubleheader, with the Lady Flames slated to tip off against North Carolina Central at 5 p.m. In the last meeting between the Flames and Eagles on Jan. 9, Winthrop successfully defended its home court, holding off Liberty 65-62 inside the Winthrop Coliseum.

Liberty vs. VMI Postgame Notes
- Antwan Burrus finished out the night with a career-high 20 points and 13 rebounds, marking the first 20-10 performance and the second double-double of his collegiate career.

- Jesse Sanders set a new career-high in rebounds on Thursday, finishing with 15 boards. The mark surpasses the point guard's previous personal best of 11, which he achieved on two occasions this season (Nov. 27 against Mississippi Valley State and Jan. 2 against VMI).

- With its win over the Keydets, Liberty now holds a slight edge in the all-time series, 12-11.

- Liberty's win marks the first time the Flames swept a season series against the Keydets since the 2006-2007 campaign.

- The last time Liberty defeated VMI in the Vines Center during the regular season was on Jan. 27, 2007, as the Flames defeated the Keydets in a high-scoring affair, 122-117.