In Coral Gables, Florida, Ashtyn Baker and Ria Gulley each scored 12 points to pace four starters in double figures and Liberty raced out to a big lead and held off Miami (Ohio) 65-53 on Friday at the Watsco Center.
The Flames (2-5) snapped a five-game losing streak with the victory. They raced out to an 18-4 lead and staved off several rallies from the RedHawks (4-3).
Bridgette Rettstatt and Asia Todd each scored 11 points for the Flames. Liberty shot 8 of 11 from the field in the fourth quarter.
Savannah Kluesner led the RedHawks with 15 points and 12 rebounds. They were held to a season-low point total on 18 of 63 shooting.