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Coach's Corner with Carey Green

March 9, 2011
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Head coach Carey Green will coach against his alma mater Friday at noon, when the No. 1 seed Liberty Lady Flames face the No. 8 seed Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the Big South Championship quarterfinals.

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Two days before Liberty opens play at the Advance Auto Parts Big South Women's Basketball Championship, Nick Pierce caught up with head coach Carey Green.

The Lady Flames have won the Big South Championship title 13 times in the last 14 years and enter this weekend's tournament as the No. 1 seed. Liberty finished the regular season at 20-9 overall and 14-2 in conference play, claiming its 12th Big South regular-season crown.

Liberty will match up with No. 8 seed Coastal Carolina in the first of four quarterfinals on Friday. Tipoff is set for noon at the Millis Center in High Point, N.C., which will host the entire three-day tournament.

If the Lady Flames defeat the Chanticleers, they would square off against either No. 4 seed High Point or No. 5 seed Charleston Southern in the semifinals, Saturday at 4 p.m. The championship tilt is set for 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon, with the victor earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship.