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MBB Game Day Central: High Point

February 23, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: High Point

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Game Time: 2 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 23-17

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 21 in scoring defense in the country allowing 64.7 points per game.

  • For the first time since 1997, Liberty will post back-to-back winning seasons.

  • Ryan Kemrite is shooting 45 percent from three-point range, which would break the school record for highest percentage in a season held by Matt Hildebrand (44 percent).

  • Kemrite continues to build his school record with 242 career three-pointers.

  • Liberty has the chance to win 20+ games in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history. 

  • For the first time in school history, Liberty has won at least six road games in back-to-back seasons.

  • Liberty will post its first winning record on the road since the 1996-97 season (9-4). 

  • The Flames are the only team in the Big South this year with a winning record on the road.

  • Liberty currently ranks 4th in the country in free throw percentage shooting 78.7 percent as a team.

  • Currently at 78.7 percent, Liberty would break the school record for highest free-throw percentage as a team. (73.9 percent in 2003).

  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz ranks 22nd in the country in free-throw percentage at 89.1%.

  • Pacheco-Ortiz's free throw percentage is currently the third highest ever by an individual in school history in a season. Record is held by Matt Hildebrand (92.6 percent).

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