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MBB Game Day Central: Longwood

February 2, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: Longwood

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Game Notes

Live Stats

Live Video

Live Audio

Game Time: 2 p.m.

Live Video: Big South Network

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Jay Burnham

Analyst Broadcaster: T.J. Wengert

Radio Coverage:

Liberty Flames Sports Radio Network-Radio

98.5 FM, 101.1FM & 610 AM

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Analyst Broadcaster: Paul Nazigian

Series History: Longwood leads 22-14

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 16 in scoring defense in the country allowing 63.4 points per game.

  • Liberty currently ranks 3rd in the country in free throw percentage shooting 79.4 percent as a team.

  • Liberty has five players shooting over 86% from the free-throw line.

  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz ranks 27th in the country in free-throw percentage at 89.0%.

  • Pacheco-Ortiz is 17 points away (572) from becoming No. 50 on Liberty's all-time career scoring list.

  • Liberty has not been swept by Longwood in the regular season since 2014-15.

  • Ryan Kemrite is three three-pointers away from breaking Larry Blair's school record of 227 career three-pointers made.

  • The Flames completed the sweep over Winthrop during the regular season for the first since the 2003-04 season.

  • Keegan McDowell was named Big South Freshman of the Week, averaging 16.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg and 2.0 apg. 

  • Liberty has made 25+ field goals in the last three games for the third time this season. The Flames have not had four straight this season.

  • Scottie James is the only player in school history to post six double-doubles in his sophomore season during Liberty's DI era.

  • Liberty is second on the NCAA's most improved rebounding teams with a +6.4 difference this season.