Bradley (3-2) and Liberty (2-3) didn’t have enough to beat Power Five opponents in the semifinals of the Riviera Bracket at the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday and will meet Wednesday in the consolation game at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. The Braves had won two straight entering the tournament and are in their eighth season under coach Brian Wardle, who is 113-117 there. Bradley went to the NCAA tournament in 2019, its last postseason appearance. Ritchie McKay has been at Liberty since 2015, his second stint at the school, and is 201-107. The Flames were in the NCAA tournament in 2021.
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The Braves were handled by No. 13 Auburn in their semifinal game by a score of 85-64. Duke Deen and Connor Hickman each scored 15 points for Bradley.
Liberty led by as much as 12 in the first half before Northwestern pressed on the gas pedal after intermission and pulled away for a 66-52 victory. Darius McGhee scored 23 points for the Flames, who shot just 34 percent from the floor and were just 6-of-27 after the break.
Wednesday’s game is the first-ever meeting between Liberty and Bradley.
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