CONWAY - Charleston Southern took the floor at HTC Arena for pre-game shooting practice this morning looking for the second NCAA Tournament bid in school history.

The Buccaneers play Liberty at noon on ESPN2 in the Big South Championship Game.

CSU defeated VMI, 71-65, on Saturday in the semifinals.

CSU played in the 1997 NCAA Tournament, losing to UCLA in the first round, after defeating Liberty in the Big South title game.

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