The Eagles completed a series sweep and an unbeaten ASUN Conference record with a 65-50 triumph over Liberty, Saturday evening at Alico Arena.
Trailing Liberty by seven points early on Friday evening, No. 24 FGCU used a 25-2 second-quarter run to seize control of the game.
Liberty (17-5, 12-2 ASUN) will visit ASUN Conference-leading and No. 24 FGCU (21-2, 14-0 ASUN) for a pair of contests to wrap up the 2020-21 season, Friday and Saturday.
With her team trailing at halftime of Sunday's Senior Day matchup with Stetson at Liberty Arena, Liberty senior Emily Lytle came out firing.
A stingy third-quarter defense and some key defensive stops late in the fourth quarter allowed Liberty to open its weekend series against Stetson with a 62-58 win, Saturday.
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Liberty (15-5, 10-2 ASUN) will wrap up its home schedule with a pair of ASUN matchups against Stetson (7-10, 5-7 ASUN), Saturday and Sunday at Liberty Arena.
Aided by a 20-point effort from Emily Lytle and a career day (13 points, 6 assists) from Kennedi Williams, Liberty was able to respond and pull out its 15th straight home win 73-65
Feb 21 | Women's Basketball
Liberty (14-5, 10-2 ASUN) will play a rare February non-conference game on Sunday, hosting Shepherd (0-0, 0-0 PSAC) for the Rams' first contest in 354 days.
Liberty center Bella Smuda has been named ASUN Conference Women's Basketball Freshman of the Week for the third time this season.
Liberty wrapped up a two-game ASUN series sweep with a hard-fought 79-73 victory at Bellarmine, Sunday afternoon.
Feb 14 | Women's Basketball
After losing a pair of ASUN matchups at North Florida last weekend, Liberty got back on track Saturday, posting a 76-62 victory in its first-ever meeting with Bellarmine.
Feb 13 | Women's Basketball
Liberty (12-5, 8-2 ASUN) will take to the road for the second straight weekend, heading to ASUN newcomer Bellarmine (4-11, 4-6 ASUN) for its first-ever meetings with the Knights.
However, the Ospreys held the Lady Flames to five points the rest of the way, pulling out a 68-67 come-from-behind win to complete a two-game weekend sweep at UNF Arena.
Feb 7 | Women's Basketball
North Florida's Marissa Mackins went off for a career-high 33 points and hit eight of her team's 17 three-pointers as the Ospreys ended Liberty's 11-game winning streak, 85-80.
Feb 6 | Women's Basketball