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MBB Game Day Central: UNC Asheville

March 2, 2018  Asheville, N.C.  RSS
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MBB Game Day Central: UNC Asheville

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Game Time: 8 p.m.

Live Video: ESPN3

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Mike Hogewood

Analyst Broadcaster: Ralph Patterson

Radio Coverage:

Liberty Flames Sports Radio Network-Radio

98.5 FM, 101.1FM & 610 AM

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Analyst Broadcaster:

Series History: UNC Asheville leads 40-21

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 11 in scoring defense in the country allowing 63.9 points per game.

  • Liberty is the only team to beat UNC Asheville at home this season.

  • Liberty has tied the school record for most wins in back-to-back seasons (40) matching the 1996 and 1997 seasons.

  • Ryan Kemrite is shooting 44.5 percent from three-point range, which would break the school record (44%) for highest percentage in a season held by Matt Hildebrand.

  • 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 5th in the country in free throw percentage shooting 78.6 percent as a team.

  • Currently at 78.6 percent, Liberty would break the school record for highest free-throw percentage as a team. (73.9 percent in 2003).

  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz ranks 18th in the country in free-throw percentage at 89.5%.

  • 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).