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Liberty Returns Home to Face Jacksonville

January 11, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Returns Home to Face Jacksonville

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 Notables

  • 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.