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MBB Game Day Central: UIC

March 26, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Game Time: 7 p.m.

Live Video: CBS Sports Network

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Harmon

Analyst Broadcaster: Dave Calloway

Radio Coverage:

Liberty Flames Sports Radio Network-Radio

98.5 FM, 101.1FM & 610 AM

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Analyst Broadcaster: Paul Nazigian

Series History: First ever meeting between the schools

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty ranks No. 9 in scoring defense in the country allowing 63.5 points per game.

  • Liberty is 5-2 all-time in the CIT with all of its wins coming at home.

  • This is the first time Liberty has reached the CIT semifinals.

  • Coach McKay is 5-7 during his career against UIC head coach Steve McClain.

  • Liberty has set the school record for most wins in back-to-back seasons (43) passing the 1996 and 1997 seasons with 40 wins.

  • Liberty is one win away from tying the DI school record for most wins in a season (23 wins in 1997 and 2009).

  • Ryan Kemrite is shooting 45.1 percent from three-point range, which would break the school record for highest percentage in a season held by Matt Hildebrand (44 percent).

  • Lovell Cabbil's 13 assists set the CIT record for most assists in a game. His 13 assists against Central Michigan was also the most by a Liberty player since Jesse Sanders' 16 assists on Dec. 20, 2011.

  • Liberty currently ranks 5th in the country in free throw percentage shooting 79.4 percent as a team.

  • Currently at 79.4 percent, Liberty would break the school record for highest free-throw percentage as a team (73.9 percent in 2003).

  • Liberty is tied for the second most home games (21) played this season in Division I. The Flames are also two wins away from tying the DI school record for most home wins in a season (15 in 2009).