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Liberty Returns Home to face Navy

November 17, 2019  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty faces Navy on Nov. 19th at the Vines Center.

Liberty faces Navy on Nov. 19th at the Vines Center.

Liberty returns to the Vines Center with its 4-0 record and tries to improve to 5-0 for just the second time in its Division I era as they host Navy. This will be just the fourth time the two schools have met and second meeting at the Vines Center.    

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Liberty vs. Navy

Game Date: Tuesday, Nov. 19th            

Game Time: 7 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: ESPN+

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Warner

Color Analyst: Paul Nazigian

Sideline Reporter: Emily Austen

Live Audio: LFSN Radio (107.5 FM)

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty is trying to improve to 5-0 for the first time since 1991 and second time during Liberty's DI era.
  • Of the 120 minutes played this season, Liberty has trailed for just three minutes and nine seconds.
  • Liberty is ranked No. 13 in the country in scoring defense, allowing 52.8 ppg.
  • Caleb Homesley and Scottie James were named to the Lou Henson Award watch list.
  • Homesley was named the ASUN Preseason Player of the Year.
  • James was named to the ASUN Preseason All-Conference Team along with Homesley.
  • James ranks 23rd in the country averaging 4.67 offensive rebounds per game.
  • James is four points away from becoming the 28th player in school history to score 1,000 career points.
  • Liberty was ranked No. 21 in Lindy's Sports Magazine Top 25 Poll.
  • Liberty received five votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll and three votes in the AP Top 25 Poll.
  • Liberty was picked No. 1 in the ASUN Preseason Coaches and Media Poll.
  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz (76 wins) is 10 victories from becoming Liberty's all-time winningest player in school history, surpassing Lovell Cabbil who set the record last year with 85 wins.
  • Liberty's 77-57 win over East Carolina was the team's biggest margin of victory over a non-conference opponent on the road since Dec. 16, 1997 (Liberty defeated Hampton 69-42).