FARMVILLE, Va. -- Scottie James scored 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Liberty notched its third-straight win, downing Longwood 67-55 on Saturday.
A 3-point play by James capped a 12-5 start for the Flames. Cabbil sank a 3-pointer and Ezra Talbert made a dunk in the final 34 seconds to give them a 32-26 edge at halftime.
Liberty led throughout the second half and James hit a jumper and a layup back-to-back early to help stretch it to 42-26 with 15:36 to play. Later, Cabbil and James traded 3-pointers for a 59-45 advantage with 3:41 left.
Isaiah Walton scored 20 points on five 3-pointers to lead the Lancers (6-19, 3-9) who have lost six straight.
James is the highest-ranked prospect to commit to the Vols under Rick Barnes and the highest overall since Tobias Harris in 2010.
Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.