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WBB Game Day Central: High Point

January 29, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Keyen Green averaged 24.0 ppg and 9.5 rpg against High Point as a freshman.

Keyen Green averaged 24.0 ppg and 9.5 rpg against High Point as a freshman.

Game Day Central Links:
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Live Audio (LFSN Radio)
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High Point Women's Basketball Webpage
Big South Women's Basketball Webpage

Game Time:
Tuesday - 7 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-leaders Liberty (12-8, 7-1 Big South) and High Point (13-6, 7-1 Big South) will battle for sole possession of first place in the conference standings on Tuesday at the Millis Center.

• The Lady Flames are allowing a Big South-low 51.4 ppg in conference play. They will try to slow down a High Point offense which is averaging a Big South-best 68.4 ppg in conference action.

• Someone will be celebrating a milestone Tuesday night, as Liberty enters the game with 699 all-time victories and High Point head coach DeUnna Hendrix has posted 99 career coaching wins.

• Reigning Big South Freshman of the Year Keyen Green has led the Lady Flames in scoring during each contest of their current three-game winning streak, averaging 21.3 ppg over the span. She posted 24.0 ppg and 9.5 rpg against High Point as a freshman.

• Three-time Big South Freshman of the Week Ashtyn Baker celebrated her 19th birthday on Monday. She paces conference freshmen in assists and steals and is coming off an 11-point, six-rebound effort during Sunday's win over Radford.


Series History vs. High Point
Overall: Liberty leads, 38-14
Streak: High Point W1
At Liberty: Liberty leads, 16-7
At High Point: Liberty leads, 17-7
Neutral: Liberty leads, 5-0
Carey Green vs. High Point: 34-11
Liberty's Last Win: at Liberty 81, High Point 74, 1/7/17

Last 5 Meetings:
2/14/17 High Point 78, Liberty 69 (A)
1/7/17 Liberty 81, High Point 74 (H)
2/23/16 Liberty 73, High Point 68 (A)
1/30/16 Liberty 56, High Point 43 (H)
3/8/15 Liberty 74, High Point 64 (N)

Notes and Anecdotes - Liberty vs. High Point
• Liberty and High Point are tied atop the Big South Conference standings at 7-1, as both teams reach the halfway point of conference play on Tuesday.
 
• Liberty leads the Big South in scoring defense (51.4 ppg) in conference play, while High Point tops the Big South in scoring (68.4) in conference games.
 
• Twelve of the last 17 Liberty-High Point games have been decided by single digits, including both of last season's meetings. Three of the Lady Flames' last 10 overtime games have  been contests against the Panthers.
 
• Sixth-year High Point head coach DeUnna Hendrix is 99-76, putting her one win away from the century mark. Hendrix is 4-7 coaching against the Lady Flames.
 
• Tuesday's contest will match up the reigning Big South Player of the Year (High Point's Emma Bockrath) and the reigning Big South Freshman of the Year (Liberty's Keyen Green). Last season, Bockrath averaged 22.0 ppg and 8.0 rgp against Liberty, whle Green posted 24.0 ppg and 9.5 rpg in two matchups versus High Point.
 
• Liberty is 17-4 at the Millis Center since the start of the 2008-09 season. The Lady Flames won three Big South Championship titles (2009, 2010 and 2012) in the four consecutive years that High Point hosted the conference tournament.

On This Date
• Liberty is 8-4 all-time on Jan. 30, including 2-1 against High Point. 
 
• Three of the Lady Flames' last four Jan. 30 contests have come against the Panthers, including the last two in a row. High Point posted a 94-89, double OT victory at the Vines Center on Jan. 30, 2014. Two years later, Liberty notched a 56-43 home win over the Panthers on Jan. 30, 2016. 
 
• Liberty is 218-118 all-time in January, including 134-21 under Carey Green and 7-1 this season.


On the Verge of a Milestone
• Liberty's next victory will be No. 700 in program history, as the Lady Flames are 699-494 in their 43 seasons of women's basketball.

• Head Coach Carey Green has been at the helm for 61.2 percent (428) of Liberty's all-time wins.
 
• Liberty has recorded 53.2 percent (372) of its wins against Big South opponents, including 319 in regular-season conference games and 53 in the Big South Championship.
 
• The Lady Flames have posted more wins against Charleston Southern (58) than any other opponent.

 
Lady Flames vs. the Big South
• Liberty is tied with High Point atop the Big South standings at 7-1, with UNC Asheville one game back at 6-2.
 
• The Lady Flames are looking to start 8-1 in conference play for the first time since 2014-15, when Liberty opened at 8-1 in the Big South.
 
• Liberty is off to a good start as it looks to win 10+ Big South games for the 19th consecutive season. The Lady Flames are also chasing their 16th Big South regular-season title, but their first since the 2014-15 season.