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.
Ahrens tips it to himself, then lays it in
Michigan State's Kyle Ahrens tips the ball to himself to save a turnover and then finishes at the rim.
Michigan State turns D into 3
Michigan State's Cassius Winston collects the steal, drives and flips it to Joshua Langford for the open three.
No. 18 Mississippi St cruises past Hartford
Junior Tyson Carter talks about how the Bulldogs have prepared in the offseason and their expectations for the year.