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Liberty Faces Georgetown at Capital One Arena

December 2, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Faces Georgetown at Capital One Arena

Liberty faces another huge test Monday night as they travel to Washington, D.C. to face Georgetown. The Flames are looking to go 8-1 for the first time since 1991, which would match its best start in the school's DI era.

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Liberty at Georgetown

Game Date: Monday, Dec. 3

Game Time: 6:30 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: FS2

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: John Fanta

Color Analyst: Sarah Kustok

Live Audio: LFSN Radio (105.9 FM, 610 AM/101.FM)

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty is 7-1 for the first time since 1991 (Liberty also started that season 8-1).

  • Liberty has won four straight games for the first time since the 2016-2017 season.

  • Darius McGhee was named ASUN Newcomer of the Week on Nov. 26.

  • This will be the first time Liberty has played a BIG EAST school since last playing Georgetown in 2012.

  • Six wins in the month of November was the most in school history for Liberty.

  • Liberty ranks No. 6 in the country in scoring defense allowing 56.1 points per game.

  • Liberty was ranked No. 44 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the second highest school in the ASUN (Lipscomb ranked No. 36).

  • Liberty is ranked No. 91 in KenPom rankings, the highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.  

  • Averaging 80.1 ppg, Liberty ranks No. 78 in the country and No. 2 in the ASUN in scoring offense.

  • Scottie James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (71.7) this season.

  • James' 17 rebounds against Georgia State was two shy of Liberty's DI record (Alex McLean had 19 rebounds at VMI on Feb. 21, 2007)

  • James is ranked No. 28 in the nation and No. 2 in the ASUN with 9.9 rebounds per game.

  • Liberty's bench is outscoring opposing benches 263-138 this season and has yet to be outscored this year.