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Liberty Faces Lipscomb in ASUN Championship Game

March 8, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Faces Lipscomb in ASUN Championship Game

It will be round three between Liberty and Lipscomb, and this time it is for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The Flames will travel to Lipscomb for the championship game as Liberty has made it in back-to-back championship games for just the second time in school history. Back in 1996 and 1997, the Flames made the Big South Conference Championship Final.

Liberty and Lipscomb split the season series as both teams won on the road. The two teams were named ASUN regular season champions as the two finished 14-2 in conference play.

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#2 Liberty at #1 Lipscomb

Game Date: Sunday, March 10th       

Game Time: 3 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: ESPN

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Anish Shroff

Color Analyst: Cory Alexander

Live Audio: LFSN Radio (100.1 FM, 610 AM/101.FM)

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Color Analyst: Ryan Mattocks

Liberty Notables

  • For the second time in school history, Liberty has made back-to-back conference championship games. Liberty made the Big South Championship title game in 1996 and 1997.
  • Liberty has set its Division I school record (2009) with 16 wins at home in a single season.
  • Liberty set the school record for most true road wins in a single season with 10 road victories.
  • Liberty became the ninth team in the country to reach 10 road wins.
  • Liberty claimed its third ever regular season conference title. In 1997 and 2004, Liberty won the Big South regular season title.
  • Liberty's 27 wins is the most in a single season during its Division I era, surpassing the 1997 and 2009 teams, who won 23 games.
  • Liberty currently has five players (Cabbil, Homesley, Pacheco-Ortiz, James and Baxter-Bell) on Liberty's Top 50 all-time scoring list, which is the most a Liberty team has had in a single season.
  • Cabbil became Liberty's winningest player in school history with 83 wins over the past four seasons, besting the previous record of 79 set from 1983-86.
  • Liberty is ranked No. 63 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings and No. 67 in KenPom rankings. The highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.
  • Caleb Homesley and Scottie James were the first Liberty duo to earn all-conference honors in the same season since 2004-05, when Liberty was in the Big South Conference.