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Lady Flames Remain No. 21 in Mid-Major Poll

November 23, 2010  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty is ranked No. 21 in the CollegeInsider.com Women's Mid-Major Top 25 for the second consecutive week. (Photo Courtesy Randy Sumner)

Liberty is ranked No. 21 in the CollegeInsider.com Women's Mid-Major Top 25 for the second consecutive week. (Photo Courtesy Randy Sumner)

For the second straight week, Liberty is ranked No. 21 in the CollegeInsider.com Women's Mid-Major Top 25.

This past week, the Lady Flames (2-3) posted consecutive home victories over Virginia Union (71-19 on Nov. 16) and Lafayette (64-52 on Nov. 20), before falling at No. 8/8 Texas A&M Monday evening by an 81-49 count.

Once again, Liberty is joined in the Mid-Major Top 25 by fellow Big South member Gardner-Webb, which is listed a season-high No. 14 this week. Undefeated Green Bay retains the poll's No. 1 ranking, claiming 29 of the 31 first-place votes.

The women's Mid-Major Top 25 is comprised of teams from the America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Great West, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt and West Coast Conference.

Liberty will remain on the road to face No. 2/3 Baylor, with tipoff scheduled for 8 p.m. Eastern on Friday.

CollegeInsider.com Women's Mid-Major Top 25 (Nov. 23)
First-place votes listed in parentheses
Team records current through games of Nov. 22

1) Green Bay (29) – 3-0 – 773 points
2) Old Dominion (1) – 2-0 – 673
3) Arkansas-Little Rock – 2-1 – 664
4) Gonzaga (1) – 1-2 – 661
5) Princeton – 2-1 – 655
6) Illinois State – 3-0 – 598
7) Florida Gulf Coast – 2-0 – 578
8) Middle Tennessee State – 2-1 – 514
9) Bowling Green – 3-1 – 492
10) James Madison – 2-1 – 486
11) Marist – 3-1 – 470
12) Delaware – 3-0 – 465
13) South Dakota State – 2-1 – 381
14) Gardner-Webb – 2-1 – 343
15) Missouri State – 2-1 – 296
16) UC Davis – 3-1 – 248
17) East Tennessee State – 2-2 – 205
18) Creighton – 2-2 – 179
19) Toledo – 1-2 – 169
20) Saint Mary's – 2-2 – 154
21) Liberty – 2-3 – 141
22) Appalachian State – 4-1 – 139
23) VCU – 2-1 – 101
24) Oral Roberts – 2-4 – 100
25) Lehigh – 1-2 – 95