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Liberty Returns Home to Face North Florida

January 17, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Returns Home to Face North Florida

As Liberty men's basketball returns home with an undefeated record in the ASUN Conference, the Flames will be tested on Saturday, Jan. 19, when they host North Florida. The Ospreys come into the Vines Center with a 3-1 record in conference, having won four of their last five games. The first 500 fans at Saturday's game will receive a free fanny pack.             

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Liberty vs. North Florida

Game Date: Saturday, Jan. 19

Game Time: 7 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: ESPN+

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Warner

Color Analyst: Paul Nazigian

Sideline Reporter: Bobbie Bohlig

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

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Color Analyst: Ryan Mattocks

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty has started 4-0 in conference play for the first time since 2011. Liberty started 5-0 in the Big South in 2011.

  • Liberty has won its first three conference road games for the third time in school history (2016-17 and 2010-11).

  • Liberty has the chance to win its first nine home games for the first time since the 2008-09 season.

  • Scottie James was named ASUN Co-Player of the Week for the first time in his career.

  • James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (71.1) this season.

  • James is ranked No. 51 in the nation and No. 3 in the ASUN with 8.8 rebounds per game.

  • This is the longest Liberty has gone into a season where a game has not been decided by six points or less.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 16 in the College Insider Top-25 poll and No. 14 in the Mid-Major Top-25 poll.

  • Liberty ranks No. 5 in the country in scoring defense allowing 59.4 points per game.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 44 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the 2nd highest ranked school in the ASUN.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 55 in KenPom rankings, the highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.

  • Liberty has made 196 three-pointers, which ranks No. 9 in the country.

  • Darius McGhee ranks No. 89 in the country and first in the ASUN in three-pointers made with 46 makes.