Brown double-double fuels Liberty comeback win
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Liberty defeated Coastal Carolina for the 32nd consecutive time Monday evening at Kimbel Arena, but it wasn’t easy. The Lady Flames trailed by 10 points in the second half, but used a 24-2 game-closing run to pull out a 57-38 road win over the Chanticleers.
The Lady Flames improved to 14-4 overall and 5-1 in the Big South with their seventh consecutive win. Avery Warley and 2008 Waynesboro High School graduate Devon Brown both notched double-doubles, keying Liberty’s furious comeback.
Meanwhile, Coastal Carolina lost for the first time in nine home games, dropping to 12-6 overall and 3-3 in conference action. The Chanticleers owned a 28-18 lead with 17:06 left, but were outscored 39-10 the rest of the way.
Brown scored nine points in an 18-0 Liberty run that gave the Flames a 51-36 lead with 1:41 to go.
Brown finished with a team-high 17 points and 10 rebounds to record her fifth double-double of the year. Brown also paced all players with four steals.