Halfway through ASUN play, Liberty (18-5) will begin the second half of conference play at home on Saturday, hosting NJIT (18-5). It will a battle between two of the best teams in the ASUN as Liberty sits in second place with a 7-1 record with NJIT right behind them in third place with a 6-2 record.
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Liberty vs. NJIT
Game Date: Sunday, Feb. 2
Game Time: 7 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's 7-1 record in the month of January ties the school record for best winning percentage (.875) in the month of January (7-1 in 2010-11).
Seven wins in the month of January is the second most wins in the month of January (8 wins in 1991-92, and 1992-93).
Scottie James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (68.2) this season.
James ranks No. 88 in the nation and No. 3 in the ASUN with 8.3 rebounds per game.
Currently shooting 68.7 percent, James would break the single season school record, which is held by Rod Mrtin 63.9% in 1980) and the DI record held by Evan Maxwell (63.7% in 2016).
This is the longest Liberty has gone into a season where a game has not been decided by five points or less.
Liberty is ranked No. 12 in the College Insider Top-25 poll and No. 14 in the Mid-Major Top-25 poll.
Liberty ranks No. 5 in the country in scoring defense allowing 59.9 points per game.
Liberty is ranked No. 56 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the 2nd highest ranked school in the ASUN.
Liberty is ranked No. 58 in KenPom rankings, the highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.
Liberty ranks No. 12 in the country in field goal percentage, shooting 49.5% this season.
Liberty has made 218 three-pointers, which ranks No. 15 in the country.
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