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Liberty Continues Homestand Against NJIT

January 31, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty Continues Homestand Against NJIT

Halfway through ASUN play, Liberty (18-5) will begin the second half of conference play at home on Saturday, hosting NJIT (18-5). It will a battle between two of the best teams in the ASUN as Liberty sits in second place with a 7-1 record with NJIT right behind them in third place with a 6-2 record.                  

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Liberty vs. NJIT

Game Date: Sunday, Feb. 2

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's 7-1 record in the month of January ties the school record for best winning percentage (.875) in the month of January (7-1 in 2010-11).

  • Seven wins in the month of January is the second most wins in the month of January (8 wins in 1991-92, and 1992-93).

  • Scottie James leads the ASUN in field goal percentage (68.2) this season.

  • James ranks No. 88 in the nation and No. 3 in the ASUN with 8.3 rebounds per game.

  • Currently shooting 68.7 percent, James would break the single season school record, which is held by Rod Mrtin 63.9% in 1980) and the DI record held by Evan Maxwell (63.7% in 2016).

  • 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 59.9 points per game.

  • Liberty is ranked No. 56 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 ranks No. 12 in the country in field goal percentage, shooting 49.5% this season.

  • Liberty has made 218 three-pointers, which ranks No. 15 in the country.