KK Barbour scored 17 points during last season's visit to Gardner-Webb, including three free throws which sent the game into overtime.
Game Day Central Links: Live Video (Big South Network) Live Audio (LFSN Radio) Live Stats Liberty Game Notes Liberty Women's Basketball Instagram Liberty Women's Basketball Twitter Liberty Women's Basketball Facebook Gardner-Webb Women's Basketball Webpage Big South Women's Basketball Webpage Game Time: Saturday - 3 p.m. TV Coverage: Big South Network Radio Coverage: Liberty Flames Sports Network - Radio WQLU 90.9 FM The Light Play-By-Play Broadcaster: Jamie Hall The Starting 5 - Liberty's Top Storylines • Big South co-leader Liberty (8-7, 3-0 Big South) will begin a two-game North Carolina road swing Saturday afternoon at Gardner-Webb (12-3, 2-1 Big South). • The Lady Flames have won a season-best three games in a row. However, Liberty will look to improve upon its 2-5 road record in 2017-18. • The Lady Flames have suffered their first Big South setback of the season at Paul Porter Arena during each of the last two years. To avoid that on Saturday, Liberty will need to win in Boiling Springs for the first time since Feb. 5, 2015 and snap GWU's seven-game home winning streak. • Liberty sophomore Keyen Green has hit her stride in Big South play, scoring 16.3 ppg on 64.3 percent field goal shooting. She averages a double-double (16.0 ppg, 10.5 rpg) against Gardner-Webb in her career. • Lady Flames junior KK Barbour starred at GWU last season, hitting three game-tying free throws with 4.9 seconds left in regulation as part of a 17-point effort. The lone upperclassman in Liberty's starting lineup has posted back-to-back 10-rebound efforts.
Series History vs. Gardner-Webb Overall: Liberty leads, 16-5 Streak: Liberty W1 At Liberty: Liberty leads, 7-1 At GWU: Liberty leads, 6-3 Neutral: Liberty leads, 3-1 Carey Green vs. GWU: 16-5 GWU's Last Win: at GWU 84, Liberty 82 (OT), 1/15/17
Last Year at Paul Porter Arena • Gardner-Webb handed Liberty its first Big South loss of the 2016-17 season with an 84-82 overtime victory, Jan. 15, 2017 at Paul Porter Arena. The game is the Lady Flames' most recent overtime outing.
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