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Liberty Faces Kansas City in Bahamas Showcase Championship

November 24, 2019  Nassau, Bahamas  RSS
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Liberty faces Kansas City in Bahamas Showcase Championship.

Liberty faces Kansas City in Bahamas Showcase Championship.

Liberty will face Kansas City in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase Championship to close out the tournament. Liberty looks to improve on its historical start to the season, as they set the school record for best start to a season, going 7-0 in the semifinals over Rice. This will be the first-ever meeting between the Flames and UMKC.

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Liberty vs. Kansas City

Game Date: Sunday, Nov. 24th

Game Time: 8 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: FloHoops

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Sam Hyman

Live Audio: LFSN Radio (107.5 FM)

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Nick Pierce

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty is trying to improve to 8-0 for the first time in school history.
  • Liberty is 7-0 for the first time in school history.
  • Liberty is the first team in Division I this season to reach 7-0.
  • Of the 280 minutes played this season, Liberty has trailed for just 10 minutes and 33 seconds.
  • In the first seven games, Liberty has allowed just 366 points, the fewest during Liberty's Division I era and fewest since 1983 (Allowed 343 points).
  • Liberty is ranked No. 5 in the country in scoring defense, allowing 52.3 ppg.
  • Of the seven other teams in the tournament, Liberty has only faced Morgan State and East Carolina prior to the tournament.
  • Caleb Homesley and Scottie James were named to the Lou Henson Award watch list.
  • James ranks 41st in the country, averaging 3.67 offensive rebounds per game.
  • James became the 28th player in school history to score 1,000 career points.
  • Liberty was ranked No. 21 in the Lindy's Sports Magazine Top 25 Poll.
  • Liberty received five votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll and three votes in the AP Top 25 Poll.
  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz (79 wins) is seven victories from becoming Liberty's all-time winningest player in school history. Lovell Cabbil set the record last year with 85 wins.
  • Pacheco-Ortiz is 17 points away from becoming the 29th player in school history to score 1,000 career points.