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Liberty Travels to Naval Academy to Face the Midshipmen

November 26, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Travels to Naval Academy to Face the Midshipmen

Liberty will look for its third straight win as they travel to face Navy. This will be just the third ever meeting between the Flames and the Midshipmen and first trip to Alumni Hall since 2000.

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Liberty at Navy

Game Date: Wednesday, Nov. 28

Game Time: 7 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: Patriot League Network

Live Audio: LFSN Radio (105.9 FM, 610 AM/101.FM, 100.1 FM)

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Color Analyst: Ryan Mattocks

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty is looking to go 6-1 for the first time since 2008, during Ritchie McKay's first stint at Liberty.

  • McKay became the second coach in school history to record 100 career wins at Liberty. McKay has 265 career wins overall as a head coach.

  • Darius McGhee was named ASUN Newcomer of the Week.

  • The last time Liberty faced a school from the Patriot League was in 2011 (Lost at home to Lehigh 80-90).

  • Liberty is 2-5 all-time against the Patriot League with its last win on Jan. 11, 2000 (60-59 @ Boston U).

  • Liberty's two wins against Patriot League schools have been decided by one point.

  • Liberty ranks No. 9 in the country in scoring defense allowing 56.5 points per game.

  • Liberty was ranked No. 60 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the second highest school in the ASUN (Lipscomb ranked No. 50). 

  • Averaging 81.2 ppg, Liberty ranks No. 82 in the country in scoring offense.

  • Scottie James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (74.3) this season.

  • James is ranked No. 46 in the nation and No. 2 in the ASUN with 9.2 rebounds per game.

  • As Liberty enters its first season in the ASUN, the Flames were picked third in the Coaches Preseason Poll.

  • The Flames averaged 70.8 points per game and the remaining returners were responsible for 52.6 of those points.