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Liberty Faces Akron in DC Holiday Hoops Fest Championship

December 20, 2019  Washington, D.C.  RSS
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Liberty faces Akron in DC Holiday Hoops Fest Championship.

Liberty faces Akron in DC Holiday Hoops Fest Championship.

Liberty goes for its second title during its non-conference schedule as they face Akron in the DC Holiday Hoops Fest Championship at the Entertainment & Sports Arena, home of the Washington Wizards NBA G-League team, the Capital City Go-Go.    

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Liberty vs. Akron

Game Date: Saturday, Dec. 21st    

Game Time: 3:30 p.m. (EST)

Live Video: FloHoops TV

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Jeremy Huber

Color Analyst: Chris Knoche

Live Audio: LFSN Radio (107.5 FM)

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Matt Warner

Color Analyst: Paul Nazigian

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty received 25 points in the AP Top 25 Poll, the most in school history.
  • In the first edition of the NET Rankings, Liberty was ranked No. 19 this week.
  • Myo Baxter-Bell was named this week's ASUN Player of the Week.
  • Liberty is on a seven-game road trip where Liberty will travel to six different states and travel 9,035 miles.
  • Liberty is trying to improve to 14-0 for the first time in school history.
  • Liberty's 13-0 start is the best in school history, surpassing the 1974 team who started 6-0.
  • Thirteen wins is the longest winning streak in school history, surpassing the 1980 team who won 11 games in a row.
  • Liberty became the first team in Division I to reach the 13-0 mark this season.
  • Of the 520 minutes played this season, Liberty has trailed for just 37 minutes and 57 seconds.
  • In the first 13 games, Liberty has allowed just 656 points, the fewest Liberty has ever allowed in its first 13 games of the season.
  • Liberty is ranked No. 2 in the country in scoring defense, allowing 50.5 ppg.
  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz (85 wins) is one victory from becoming Liberty's all-time winningest player in school history. Lovell Cabbil set the record last year with 85 wins.