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GREENSBORO, N.C.  – After cruising past visiting Maryland Eastern Shore by a final of 86-48 this past weekend, UNCG women's basketball returns to the road on Thursday with a midday tip-off at Liberty. 

Who: Liberty
Where: Vines Center | Lynchburg, Va. 
When: Thursday, Nov. 21 | 11 a.m. 

Series History

-- The Spartans own a 15-8 record against Liberty all-time, and are 6-2 when facing the Flames in Lynchburg since 1990

-- UNCG defeated Liberty 48-45 last season in Greensboro, with Nadine Soliman delivering the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer

-- This is the second time in the past two years that the Spartans and Flames have met head-to-head, following a six-year hiatus from one another

Five Facts To Know

-- The Spartans held visiting Maryland Eastern Shore to just 48 points this past Sunday, their 38-point margin of victory was their biggest against a Division I opponent since beating NC Central 103-56 back on December 31, 2015

-- Guard Alexus Willey matched her career-high in scoring with 18 points, tying the number she poured in against Barton College on December 5, 2016

-- Shooting 61.1 percent from the floor, junior forward Aja Boyd ranks first in the Southern Conference when it comes to field goal percentage

-- With an average of 61.5 points allowed per game, the Spartans lead the conference in scoring defense. Furman is the only other team in the SoCon holding opponents to under 65 on average (64.0)

-- Preseason All-SoCon guard Te'ja Twitty currently leads the Spartans in both steals (1.5) and assists (2.8) per game, her four steals against MESU tied a career-high

Coming Up Next

UNCG returns home for a Tuesday matchup against Erskine, hosting the Spartans' annual Education Day, with an 11 a.m. tipoff inside Fleming Gymnasium

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