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MBB Game Day Central: Fort Wayne

December 19, 2017  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: Fort Wayne

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Game Notes

Live Audio

Game Time: 1 p.m.

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. 6 in scoring defense in the country allowing 59.5 points per game.

  • Liberty has matched its best start to a season since 1999.

  • Liberty's 8-3 record after the first 11 games is the second best start in Liberty's history.

  • In the New Orleans Shootout, Liberty will play either Alabama State or Louisiana Tech.

  • Last week, Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz was also featured on in this week's "Off the Bounce" episode as Angela Lento claimed Pacheco-Ortiz as "The best kept secret at point guard in the country."

  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz's Buzzer-beater at Georgia State was featured on as last week's "Best Buzzer-Beater."

  • Scottie James' streak of nine straight with at least six rebounds ended against Kentucky Christian. In 2011, Jessee Sanders posted 12 straight games from Nov. 11 through Dec. 20, 2011 with at least six rebounds or more.

  • Liberty received 12 votes in the Mid-Major Top 25 poll.

  • For the third time in Liberty's DI era and first since 1999, the Flames have won their first two road games.

  • Liberty currently ranks 11th in the country in free throw percentage shooting 78.8 percent as a team.

  • Liberty is third in the NCAA's most improved rebounding team with a +9.0 difference this season.