Skins Ground Eagles in Colby
KSCB News - January 19, 2012 9:31 pm
Liberal put together arguably their most solid game of the season at a place which has been kind to them in recent years. The Redskins beat Hugoton 52-35 Thursday evening at the Colby Community Building in the first round of the 27th Orange and Black Classic. The Redskins have won the tournament six times and have advanced to the finals three of the past four years.
The Redskins (3-7) led by as many as 19 (40-21) in the win and led 30-19 at halftime. DeVondre Livingston scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Andre Jackson shrugged off foul trouble for 10 points.
Liberal shot 51 percent fromn the field and held the Eagles (6-4) to 31 percent shooting.
The Redskins face Scott City Friday at 4:45 in Colby after the Beaver beat Liberal 66-51 Friday night in the Big House in Liberal. The game will air on Talkradio 1270 and kscbnews.net.
Liberal is going for their seventh Orange and Black Tournament title this weekend which would tie Wichita South for most in tournament history.