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Moment No. 10 of 2018: James' Game-Tying Basket at UNC Asheville

December 18, 2018  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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The 2018 calendar year brought many new opportunities and continued success for Liberty Flames Athletics.

Liberty Athletics officially joined the ASUN Conference on July 1 after spending the previous 27 years as a member of the Big South Conference. Additionally, the Liberty football program played its inaugural season as an FBS program this fall.

Liberty Athletics captured seven conference titles in 2018, including: men's indoor track & field, women's indoor track & field, men's outdoor track & field, women's outdoor track & field, women's basketball, softball and men's golf.

Over the course of the next two weeks, will showcase the Top 10 Moments of 2018 in Flames Athletics.

The series begins with the No. 10 moment, Liberty men's basketball player Scottie James' game-tying pull-up jumper at the buzzer at UNC Asheville on Feb. 15. James, an All-Big South second team and Big South All-Tournament team selection, caught teammate Keegan McDowell full-court inbounds pass and scored a layup at the buzzer to tie the game at 69-69, forcing overtime. The Flames outscored the Bulldogs 13-0 in the extra session to pull out an 82-69 victory.

Stay tuned to for the remaining top 10 moments of 2018, and follow Liberty Athletics teams on social media to see the top 10 moments from the year.