LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) – Darius McGhee had 24 points as Liberty stretched its win streak to eight games, romping past North Alabama 74-54. Kyle Rode had 13 points for Liberty. Keegan McDowell added 11 points. Jamari Blackmon had 17 points for the Lions, who have now lost seven straight games. Mervin James added 11 points. The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Lions this season. Liberty defeated North Alabama 74-54 on Monday. LU has gone undefeated at home in back to back seasons with a 36 home game winning streak. With the win, Liberty moves into a tie for first place in the ASUN Conference with Bellarmine, setting up a showdown in Louisville, Ky. on Saturday, Feb. 27, against Bellarmine for the ASUN Regular Season Championship on ESPNU.