LEXINGTON, Va. -- Aldreakis Allen and Sirchauncey Holloway combined for four touchdowns -- including two in the fourth quarter -- and Liberty defeated Virginia Military Institute on Saturday in the season finale for both teams.
VMI (2-9, 1-5 Big South Conference) took a 7-0 lead behind a 32-yard touchdown pass from Eric Kordenbrock with seven seconds left in the first quarter. But Liberty scored twice in the second quarter -- including a 3-yarder from Holloway -- to take a 14-7 advantage into halftime.
Kordenbrock threw his second touchdown pass of the day, this time a 6-yarder, to pull VMI within five, 19-14, to begin the fourth quarter.
Liberty (6-5, 4-1) used the ground game to control the final stanza, as Allen scored from 9 yards out to put the Flames ahead 26-14 and Holloway scored from the 1-yard line to create the final margin.
Kordenbrock finished with 220 passing yards for VMI.
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Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a man in connection with the theft of the University of Southern California's copy of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy more than 20 years ago.
Former running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with first-degree murder in the April death of his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison.