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MBB Game Day Central: UNCG

November 30, 2017  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: UNCG

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Game Notes

Live Stats

Live Video

Live Audio

Game Time: 1 p.m.

Live Video: ESPN3, Big South Network, LFSN

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Warner

Analyst Broadcaster: Paul Nazigian

Radio Coverage:

Liberty Flames Sports Radio Network-Radio

98.5 FM, 101.1FM & 610 AM

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 16 in scoring defense in the country allowing 59.4 points per game.

  • Liberty's bench has not been outscored this season and has outscored its opponent in six of the seven games this season.

  • Liberty looks for its first win over a SoCon opponent during the regular season since Dec. 1, 2014 (Defeated Furman at home, 66-52).

  • Scottie James is tied for 77th in Division I averaging 3.0 offensive rebounds per game.

  • Scottie James is the first Liberty player to record back-to-back double-doubles since Andrew Smith did on Feb. 1 and 4 in 2014.

  • Scottie James ranks second in the Big South in rebounding averaging 8.4 rebounds per game.

  • Scottie James has had at least six rebounds in the last six games, the first player to do so at Liberty since Tomasz Gielo did from Jan. 11, 2014 through Jan. 29, 2014.

  • Ritchie McKay became Liberty's third winningest coach with 78 career wins at Liberty.

  • Liberty set a school record five wins in the month of November during the school's DI era.

  • Liberty currently ranks 15th in the country in free throw percentage shooting 79.9 percent as a team.

  • Liberty held an opponent to 60 points or less in back-to-back games for the first time since Feb. 4, 2017 (vs. Presbyterian and vs. Radford). 

  • Liberty looks to win four straight non-conference home games for the first time since the 2008-09 season, during McKay's first stint at Liberty.