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MBB Game Day Central: UNC Asheville

February 13, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: UNC Asheville

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Game Notes

Live Stats

Live Video

Live Audio

Game Time: 7 p.m.

Live Video: Big South Network

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Stradley

Analyst Broadcaster: John Williams

Radio Coverage:

Liberty Flames Sports Radio Network-Radio

98.5 FM, 101.1FM & 610 AM

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Series History: UNC Asheville leads 40-20

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 15 in scoring defense in the country allowing 64.0 points per game.

  • Liberty has the toughest schedule remaining in the Big South (AVL, CU, RU, HPU) as the team's combine for a 34-22 record in conference.

  • Ryan Kemrite has set the school record for most career three-pointers with 232 makes, surpassing Larry Blair's record of 227 three-pointers.

  • Liberty currently ranks 3rd in the country in free throw percentage shooting 79.6 percent as a team.

  • Liberty has six players shooting over 82% from the free-throw line.

  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz ranks 19th in the country in free-throw percentage at 90.0%.

  • Pacheco-Ortiz now ranks No. 50 on Liberty's all-time scoring list with 600 career points.

  • Liberty looks to snap a 13-game losing skid against UNC Asheville. Flames have not won at Kimmel Arena since Jan. 2, 2011 (59-55).

  • James is the first player from Liberty to be named Big South POW on Feb. 5 2018 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 is second on the NCAA's most improved rebounding teams with a +5.7 difference this season.