Baxter-Bell scored 11 with four rebounds and four assists and Homesley added 10 points, four assists and three rebounds for the Flames (7-3), who dominated the first half and led 38-16 at intermission.
Logan McIntosh totaled 18 points and seven boards to pace the Hawks (3-7), who fell to 0-3 all-time against Liberty. The schools were squaring off for the first time since playing twice in the 1991-92 season. Tyler Jones finished with 12 points and six rebounds for Maryland-Eastern Shore, which shot just 32.7 percent (16 of 49) from the floor and 20.8 percent (5 of 24) from 3-point range. The Hawks are 0-6 on the road.
The Flames connected on 26 of 53 shots (49.1 percent) from the floor, but they too struggled from long range -- making just 7 of 27 (25.9 percent).
Liberty forced 17 turnovers, while committing only seven.
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|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|