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MBB Game Day Central: Winthrop

January 30, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: Winthrop

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Game Notes

Live Stats

Live Video

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Game Time: 7 p.m.

Live Video: ESPN3, Big South Network, MASN, LFSN, WFFP, The Walk

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Warner

Analyst Broadcaster: Paul Nazigian

Sideline Reporter: Bobbie Bohlig

Radio Coverage:

Liberty Flames Sports Radio Network-Radio

98.5 FM, 101.1FM & 610 AM

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Series History: Winthrop leads 40-17

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 18 in scoring defense in the country allowing 63.5 points per game.

  • Liberty currently ranks 3rd in the country in free throw percentage shooting 79.1 percent as a team.

  • Ryan Kemrite is three three-pointers away from tying Larry Blair's school record of 227 career three-pointers made.

  • The Flames look for their first regular season sweep over Winthrop since the 2003-04 season.

  • Keegan McDowell was named Big South Freshman of the Week, averaging 16.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg and 2.0 apg. 

  • 29 made field goals by Liberty at PC is the most against a DI opponent since Jan. 26, 2017 (31 @ LWU).

  • Liberty is the last team to defeat Winthrop before its six-game winning streak.

  • Liberty had not scored 80+ points in back-to-back games since Feb. 6, 2016 (vs. HPU, @ WU).

  • Liberty has not scored 80+ points in three straight games since Nov. 29, 2008 (@ UVA, vs. Coker, vs. W&M)

  • Scottie James ranks 58th in the country in rebounds per game (8.8).

  • Scottie James is the only player in school history to post six double-doubles in his sophomore season during Liberty's DI era.

  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz ranks 36th in the country in free-throw percentage at 88.3%.

  • Liberty is second on the NCAA's most improved rebounding teams with a +6.5 difference this season.