On Saturday, Liberty visits Paul Porter Arena to take on Gardner-Webb. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST and you can catch it on ESPN3.com. The Flames are 7-1 against the Bulldogs over the last four years. The last time they played they won 63-58 on Feb. 2, 2012.
Gardner-Webb and Liberty are close together in the conference, holding down the sixth and eigth spots, respectively.
The 19 points by John Caleb Sanders helped the Flames to a 75-70 victory over Radford on Feb. 5. While contributing 3.5 rebounds per game, he also scores 11.9 points per game. The Bulldogs were defeated by Presbyterian 57-54 on Feb. 6 despite 23 points from Tashan Newsome. His 14.7 points per game is the highest mark on the team.
StatSmack! Liberty is better than Gardner-Webb
Liberty beat Gardner-Webb by 5 points the last time they played (Feb 02, 2012).
Liberty has a much better overall winning percentage over the last five years (51.3 percent to 38.8 percent).
Liberty has more wins over the last 5 years than Gardner-Webb (95 vs. 73).
Liberty has an average margin of victory of 8 over Gardner-Webb in seven wins since 2008.