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MBB Game Day Central: Gardner-Webb

February 8, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: Gardner-Webb

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Game Notes

Live Stats

Live Video

Live Audio

Game Time: 7 p.m.

Live Video: ESPN3, Big South Network, MASN, WFFP, LFSN, 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: Liberty leads 12-7


Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 17 in scoring defense in the country allowing 64.0 points per game.

  • Ryan Kemrite has set the school record for most career three-pointers with 229 makes, surpassing Larry Blair's record of 227 three-pointers.

  • Liberty currently ranks 4th in the country in free throw percentage shooting 79.4 percent as a team.

  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz ranks 20th in the country in free-throw percentage at 89.8%.

  • Liberty has never been swept during the regular season by Gardner-Webb during the regular season.

  • Liberty has not lost to Gardner-Webb at the Vines Center since Feb. 11, 2014.

  • Scottie James was named Big South Player of the Week, averaging 24.5 ppg, 9.5 rpg and 1.5 bpg.

  • James is the first player from Liberty to be named POW since Theo Johnson (March 1, 2015).

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

  • Liberty has had four three-game winning streaks this season but has yet to win four in a row.

  • Liberty has five players shooting over 86% from the free-throw line.

  • Pacheco-Ortiz is two points away (572) from becoming No. 50 on Liberty's all-time career scoring list.

  • Liberty is second on the NCAA's most improved rebounding teams with a +5.7 difference this season.