For the first time in nearly a month, Liberty men's basketball will play a game at home in the Vines Center as they host Jacksonville. This will be Liberty's first-ever ASUN game at home as they look to go 3-0 in the conference. Saturday's game will be Battle of the Badges as Lynchburg Policeman and Fireman will battle in a tug-of-war match at halftime. Kids will be able to see and touch a Lynchburg police car and fire truck.
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Liberty vs. Jacksonville
Game Date: Saturday, Jan. 12
Game Time: 2 p.m. (EST)
Live Video: ESPN+
Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Warner
Color Analyst: Paul Nazigian
Sideline Reporter: Bobbie Bohlig
Live Audio: LFSN Radio (100.1 FM, 610 AM/101.FM)
Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York
Color Analyst: Ryan Mattocks
Liberty has started conference play 2-0 for the third time in school history (2011 and 2017).
Liberty is looking to go 3-0 in conference play for the first time since 2011. Liberty started 5-0 in the Big South in 2011.
For the second straight week and fourth time this season, Darius McGhee earned ASUN Newcomer of the Week.
Liberty is ranked No. 17 in the College Insider Top-25 poll and No. 20 in the Mid-Major Top-25 poll.
Liberty wrapped up a six-game road trip, traveling 8,757 miles since Dec. 17 to face Alabama.
Liberty ranks No. 12 in the country in scoring defense allowing 60.9 points per game.
Liberty was ranked No. 43 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the highest ranked school in the ASUN.
Liberty is ranked No. 63 in KenPom rankings, the highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.
Liberty ranks first in the ASUN in field goal percentage (50.6%) and No. 8 in the country.
Liberty has made 182 three-pointers, which ranks No. 6 in the country.
Darius McGhee ranks No. 51 in the country and first in the ASUN in three-pointers made with 45 makes.
Scottie James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (71.2) this season.
James is ranked No. 65 in the nation and No. 3 in the ASUN with 8.6 rebounds per game.