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#1 Liberty Faces #3 Lipscomb in ASUN Championship

March 6, 2020  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Liberty faces Lipscomb in the ASUN Championship.
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For the second straight season Liberty will face Lipscomb in the ASUN Championship as the two will square off at the Vines Center on Sunday, March 8th, and will be televised on ESPN. Both the Flames and the Bisons are playing in their third straight conference championship as the two vie for a spot in the NCAA Tournament.   

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#1 Liberty vs. #3 Lipscomb

Game Date: Sunday, March 8th         

Game Time: 3 p.m. (ET)

Live Video: ESPN

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Mike Corey

Color Analyst: Jon Crispin

Live Audio: Westwood One Radio

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Dave Ryan

Color Analyst: Steve Wolf

Live Audio: LFSN Radio (107.5 FM)

Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

Color Analyst: Paul Nazigian

Liberty Notables

  • Liberty is playing in its third straight conference championship (Big South in 2018) and second straight in the ASUN Conference.
  • Liberty is hosting a conference title at home for this first time since 2004 (Defeated High Point 89-44).
  • Ritchie McKay has been named conference Coach of the Year for the second time at Liberty (2016 Big South).
  • Caleb Homesley is the second player to earn a conference Player of the Year award in school history (Jesse Sanders in 2011 Big South).
  • Liberty has never won back-to-back conference tournament titles.
  • Liberty has tied its school record for most wins in a season (29 in 2019).
  • Liberty has won back-to-back conference regular season titles for the first time in school history.
  • For the first time in school history, Liberty ended the regular season with an undefeated record at home.
  • Liberty has won its last 21 home games, breaking the school record (16 wins) set in the 1983 and 84 season.
  • Liberty's 21 game winning streak at home is the sixth longest in the country.
  • Liberty has posted 101 wins in the last four seasons, which ranks 23rd in Division I and ninth among Non-Power Five schools.
  • Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz ranks No. 9 in active Division I players with 101 career games.
  • Liberty is one of three schools (Cincinnati & Michigan State) to have two current players with 100 career wins in Myo Baxter-Bell and Pacheco-Ortiz.
  • In 15 games this season, Liberty has held an opponent under 50 points.