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Liberty to Host Selection Show Party at the Vines Center

March 12, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty to Host Selection Show Party at the Vines Center

In celebration of Liberty men's basketball's first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2013, the Flames will host a NCAA Tournament Selection Show Watch Party on Sunday, March 17, as the Flames will see where they play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The event will take place at 5 p.m. in the Vines Center and is free to the public.

The Flames Club will be hosting the watch party and all Flames Nation members are welcomed to attend.  Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the Selection Show to begin at 6 p.m. on CBS. Fans will get the opportunity to meet the team and see who the Flames' first-round opponent will be in the Big Dance. The men's basketball team will be there with Sparky and the cheerleaders. Light refreshments will be served.

This was a season for Flames Nation to remember as Liberty set a school record with 28 wins at the Division I level and set a school record with 14 non-conference wins. Liberty's win in the ASUN Championship at Lipscomb gave the Flames 11 road wins for the first time in school history, which was part of the program's third straight 20-win season (28-6).

This is the fourth time the team has qualified for the NCAA Tournament and the first time since 2013.


Liberty will receive a limited number of tickets to the Flames First Round game. Priority will be given to Flames Club members before any tickets would be made available to the public.

If you do not qualify to purchase tickets through the Flames Club, you can still try to secure tickets via the NCAA and Ticketmaster or through third-party ticket websites.

Possible First/Second Round Sites

Des Moines                       March 21 & 23 Wells Fargo Arena

Hartford                             March 21 & 23 XL Center

Jacksonville                      March 21 & 23 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

Salt Lake City                    March 21 & 23 Vivint Smart Home Arena

Columbia                           March 22 & 24 Colonial Life Arena

Columbus                          March 22 & 24 Nationwide Arena

San Jose                            March 22 & 24 SAP Center

Tulsa                                   March 22 & 24 BOK Center