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Liberty Welcomes North Alabama to Town

January 20, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Welcomes North Alabama to Town

Liberty will wrap up its two-game homestand with a matchup against north Alabama. This is be a battle of the newest members of the ASUN Conference, as the Lions are playing their first year of Division I basketball, currently sitting in third place in the conference with a 4-1 record.               

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Liberty vs. North Alabama

Game Date: Monday, Jan. 21

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 5-0 in conference play for the first time since 2011. Liberty has never started 6-0.

  • Liberty has the chance to win its first 10 home games for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

  • Liberty is looking for its seventh straight win for the first time since the 2016-17 season.

  • Liberty's largest deficit in ASUN play prior to the UNF was two points. Liberty trailed UNF by eight points on Jan. 19 in the first half.

  • James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (70.5) this season.

  • Currently shooting 70.5 percent, James would break the single season school record, which is held by Rod Martin (63.9% in 1980) and the DI record held by Evan Maxwell (63.7% in 2016).

  • James is ranked No. 51 in the nation and No. 3 in the ASUN with 8.7 rebounds per game.

  • This is the longest Liberty has gone into a season where a game has not been decided by five 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 59.7 points per game.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 45 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the 2nd highest ranked school in the ASUN.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 58 in KenPom rankings, the highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.

  • Liberty has made 199 three-pointers, which ranks No. 9 in the country.