Work in Sports
Liberty claims Big South title
Posted: Sunday March 05, 2000 12:48 AM
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Rachel Young matched her career high with 16 points, while Elena Kisseleva and Sarah Farley added 15 each as Liberty defeated Coastal Carolina 74-64 Saturday to win its fourth straight Big South Conference championship.
The Flames (23-7) received the league's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament in defeating Coastal Carolina (20-10) for the 11th straight time.
Liberty led 37-30 at the half and took control with a 14-4 run midway through the second half
Alison Bach led Coastal Carolina with 14 points.