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WBB Game Day Central: Campbell

February 8, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Keyen Green scored a career-high 30 points against Campbell on Jan. 20 at the Vines Center.

Keyen Green scored a career-high 30 points against Campbell on Jan. 20 at the Vines Center.

Game Day Central Links:
Live Video (ESPN3)
Live Audio (LFSN Radio)
Live Stats
Liberty Game Notes
Liberty Women's Basketball Instagram
Liberty Women's Basketball Twitter
Liberty Women's Basketball Facebook
Campbell Women's Basketball Webpage
Big South Women's Basketball Webpage

Game Time:
Saturday - 2 p.m.

TV Coverage:
ESPN3
Play-By-Play Broadcaster: Brian Boesch
Color Analyst: Chuckie Brown

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 leader Liberty (15-8, 10-1 Big South) will play four of its next five games away from home, beginning Saturday afternoon at Campbell (12-10, 5-6 Big South).

• The Lady Flames have won a season-high six consecutive games overall, eight straight matchups with Campbell and three consecutive contests at Gore Arena.

• Saturday's game will match up two of the nation's best defensive teams. Campbell ranks No. 3 nationally, allowing just 53.3 ppg. Meanwhile, Big South opponents are scoring only 49.9 ppg against Liberty.

• Reigning Big South Player of the Week Keyen Green scored a career-high 30 points during a 60-42 home win over Campbell on Jan. 20. She is averaging 19.3 ppg and 8.5 rpg during the Lady Flames' six-game winning streak.

• Sophomore guard Lela Sellers leads the Lady Flames in both three-pointers (29) and blocked shots (20). She is shooting 52.4 percent from three-point range in conference play and averaging 2.0 triples made per Big South game.


Series History vs. Campbell
Overall: Liberty leads, 21-13
Streak: Liberty W8
At Liberty: Liberty leads, 12-4
At Campbell: Campbell leads, 8-6
Neutral: Liberty leads, 3-1
Carey Green vs. Campbell: 14-2
Campbell's Last Win: at Campbell 61, Liberty 55 (OT), 2/1/14

Last 5 Meetings:
1/20/18 Liberty 60, Campbell 42 (H)
3/4/17 Liberty 57, Campbell 47 (H)
1/31/17 Liberty 58, Campbell 52 (A)
2/9/16 Liberty 67, Campbell 55 (H)
12/29/15 Liberty 62, Campbell 52 (A)

Notes and Anecdotes - Liberty vs. Campbell
• Liberty will bring several winning streaks to Gore Arena on Saturday, as the Lady Flames have posted eight straight wins over Campbell, including three in a row in Buies Creek. Additionally, the Lady Flames have won a season-best six games in a row overall, a streak which began with their 60-42 home win over the Camels on Jan. 20.
 
Keyen Green enjoyed a career game during the Jan. 20 matchup with Campbell, scoring a career-best 30 points, including 18 in the second half.
 
• Points could be at a premium on Saturday, as Campbell ranks No. 3 nationally for scoring defense (53.3 ppg) and Liberty ranks No. 24 nationally (56.3 ppg).
 
• Liberty's Keyen Green is scoring a conference-best 16.4 ppg in Big South games, but Campbell's Summer Price is the conference's scoring leader for the season (15.7 ppg). Price was held to four points on 1-of-7 shooting during the teams' first matchup of 2017-18.
 
• Campbell starts two freshmen (Ashlyn Hampton and Lauren McNamara-Clement), while freshman Ashtyn Baker is the Lady Flames' starting point guard. Baker is a three-time Big South Freshman of the Week, while Hampton and McNamara-Clement have won two apiece.
 
• Second-year Campbell Head Coach Ronny Fisher is 4-15 against Liberty, including his eight years at Presbyterian.


On This Date
• Liberty is just 3-6 all-time when playing on Feb. 10.

• The Lady Flames have not played on Feb. 10 since 2007, when High Point posted a 67-61 victory at the Vines  Center.
 
• Liberty is 222-131 all-time in February, including 123-15 under Carey Green and 2-0 this season.


Lady Flames in the Big South
• Liberty is alone atop the Big South standings at 10-1.

• The Lady Flames have now recorded 10 or more Big South wins for 19 straight seasons. Chattanooga, Green Bay and Stanford are the nation's only other teams which entered 2017-18 with an active streak of 18 straight seasons with 10+ wins within the same conference.
 
• High Point owns the second-longest active streak among Big South teams, entering 2017-18 with six consecutive seasons of 10+ conference victories.


Keys to the Streak
• Liberty has won six straight games, marking the Lady Flames' longest winning streak since the team posted eight consecutive victories between Jan. 16-Feb. 9, 2016.

• Keyen Green is averaging 19.3 ppg and 8.5 rpg during the streak, shooting 70.6 percent from the field and 74.1 percent from the foul line.
 
• The Lady Flames have held all six opponents to 56 points or fewer, allowing just 47.7 ppg over the winning streak.
 
• Liberty has won the rebounding battle in all six victories, enjoying a +14.0 rebound margin during the winning streak.