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Coastal Carolina Revisited: News and Notes

November 18, 2016  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty wrapped up its regular season schedule with a nationally televised game on ESPNews, falling, 42-7, to former Big South rival and No. 16 Coastal Carolina in Brooks Stadium.

Included with today's news and notes are video interviews with head coach Turner Gill, defensive lineman Gregg Storey and wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden.

Throughout the season, LibertyFlames.com will run a similar feature online each day following a Flames' football game, spotlighting the notable accomplishments and numbers from the previous day's gridiron battle.

Series with Coastal Carolina:
• Following the setback, the all-time series between the two teams is tied at 7-7
• Coastal Carolina now holds a 5-2 record over the Flames when playing in Conway, S.C.
• The contest ends a streak of close games between the two teams with the outcome of the last three meetings being decided by a combined seven points

Nasty in November
• Liberty is 14-4 in November games under Turner Gill, with three of the four losses coming against Charleston Southern
• Liberty has posted a 2-1 record under Gill against Coastal Carolina in November

Flames Versus the FCS Top 25
• Following the loss, Liberty is 18-54 all-time versus nationally ranked FCS opponents, including 0-3 this season (Jacksonville State, Charleston Southern and Coastal Carolina)
• The Flames are 6-6 in their last 12 meetings with Top 25 foes overall
• Liberty is 3-4 versus Coastal Carolina when the Chanticleers are ranked

Flames on Thursday
• Liberty is 2-3 when playing on Thursday as a Division I member, including home wins over St. Paul's (2006) and Coastal Carolina (2015) and losses at ETSU (1996), Kent State (2013) and Coastal Carolina (2016)