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Liberty Faces Lipscomb in ASUN Showdown

January 28, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Faces Lipscomb in ASUN Showdown

It will be a battle between two of the best mid-major teams in the country Tuesday night at the Vines Center as Liberty hosts Lipscomb. The Flames go into the game ranked No. 12 in the College Insider Mid-Major Top 25 poll while the Bison are ranked No. 8. It will be a "Red Out" at the game and fans who wear red will receive a Zaxby's coupon.

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Liberty vs. Lipscomb

Game Date: Tuesday, Jan. 29

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 matched its best start in school history as they are 18-4 for the second time (1991-92).

  • Liberty has started 7-0 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 ninth straight win for the first time since the 1992-93 season.

  • Liberty has the 12th longest winning streak in the country.

  • The ASUN is one of four conferences (Ivy League, MEAC and SEC) that has two undefeated teams during conference play.

  • James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (68.7) this season. James also ranks No. 78 in the nation and No. 3 in the ASUN with 8.5 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. 14 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. 46 in this week's NCAA NET Rankings, the 2nd highest ranked school in the ASUN.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 51 in KenPom rankings, the highest Liberty has ever finished is 181.

  • Liberty has made 214 three-pointers, which ranks No. 9 in the country.