LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Tomasz Gielo was 4 of 4 from 3-point range en route to 19 points and pulled down six rebounds to help Liberty snap a two-game losing streak, beating Coastal Carolina 64-56 Saturday in a Big South Conference matchup.
Kierre Greenwood led Coastal Carolina (7-7, 2-1) with 27 points but was the lone Chanticleer in double figures.
Liberty led 23-20 before closing the first half with five unanswered points. The Flames scored the first six points of the second half to pull away. Gielo capped the run with a 3-pointer and Liberty did not lead by fewer than six the rest of the way.
Liberty shot 47.6 percent (20 of 42) from the field, compared to 29.2 percent (19 of 65) for Coastal Carolina.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.