Women’s Basketball: Baker leads Liberty past Norfolk State

LibertyLiberty’s Ashtyn Baker (game-high 19 points, career-high five three-pointers) enjoyed the best shooting night of her career during Tuesday evening’s 2019-20 season opener at Norfolk State.

Her effort, coupled with a strong defense down the stretch, propelled the Lady Flames to a 67-48 victory over the Spartans inside Echols Hall.

Norfolk State (0-1) trailed by just five points (47-42) during the final minute of the third quarter but missed 14 of its 15 field goal attempts in the final period.

As a result, Liberty (1-0) was able to break the game open with a 14-1 run and avenge a 66-53 setback to the Spartans from last season.



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