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Liberty Basketball Ends Week at Jacksonville

January 25, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Basketball Ends Week at Jacksonville

Liberty will end this week's ASUN play on the road against Jacksonville. This will be the first time the Flames make the trip to Swisher Gymnasium as they look to remain unbeaten in conference play.                

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Liberty at Jacksonville

Game Date: Sunday, Jan. 27

Game Time: 2 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: ESPN+

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Scott Bacon

Color Analyst: Vince Martin

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

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty has matched its best start in school history as they are 17-4 for the second time (1991-92).

  • Liberty has started 6-0 in conference play for the first time in school history.

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

  • Liberty is looking for its eighth straight win for the first time since the 1992-93 season.

  • James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (68.7) this season.

  • Currently shooting 68.7 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. 60 in the nation and No. 3 in the ASUN with 8.6 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. 12 in the College Insider Top-25 poll and No. 15 in the Mid-Major Top-25 poll.

  • Liberty ranks No. 5 in the country in scoring defense allowing 59.0 points per game.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 49 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the 2nd highest ranked school in the ASUN.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 56 in KenPom rankings, the highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.

  • Liberty has made 205 three-pointers, which ranks No. 9 in the country.