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Liberty Athletics Top Plays Bracket Challenge Continues With Sweet 16 and Elite Eight

March 25, 2020  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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The Liberty Flames Athletics Top Plays Bracket Challenge continues on Thursday with the Sweet 16 round and carries into the weekend with the Elite Eight.

The Liberty Flames Athletics Top Plays Bracket Challenge continues on Thursday with the Sweet 16 round and carries into the weekend with the Elite Eight.

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The Liberty Flames Athletics Top Plays Bracket Challenge continues on Thursday with the Sweet 16 round and carries into the weekend with the Elite Eight.

Last Wednesday, Liberty Athletics launched the bracket challenge, featuring the top 32 plays from the 2019-20 athletics season. The bracket challenge included video footage and features four-eight play brackets: Coca-Cola bracket, Foster Fuels bracket, Runk & Pratt bracket and the Carter Bank & Trust bracket.

The three-week long top plays bracket challenge continues this weekend through Liberty Athletics various Twitter social media feeds, helping Flames Nation fill the college sports void in their lives.

Sweet 16 matchups will be held Thursday (Coca-Cola bracket and Foster Fuels bracket) and Friday (Runk & Pratt bracket and Carter Bank & Trust bracket), followed by Elite Eight contests on Saturday and Sunday. The 2019-20 Top Plays Bracket Challenge winner will be crowned on Monday, April 6.

Below are some first round matchup statistics:

  • Total votes – 2,821
    • Coke bracket (Thursday voting) – 444 votes
    • Foster bracket (Friday voting) – 678 votes
    • Runk & Pratt bracket (Saturday voting) – 839 votes
    • Carter Bank & Trust (Sunday voting) – 860 votes
  • First Round Analysis
    • Biggest margin of victory: Football's Antonio Gandy-Golden catch vs. Virginia (85.9 percent) defeats Women's Soccer's Gabrielle Farrell goal vs. William & Mary (14.1 percent) in the Carter Bank & Trust bracket
    • Closest finish: Men's Basketball's Scottie James follow dunk (55.5 percent) defeats Baseball's Cam Locklear grand slam (44.5 percent) in the Foster Fuels bracket
  • Remaining plays by sport:
    • Men's Basketball – 5
    • Football – 3
    • Baseball – 3
    • Softball – 3
    • Women's Track & Field – 1
    • Women's Lacrosse – 1

 

Join in the fun and help Liberty Athletics celebrate its most memorable plays from another highly successful athletics season.

Remaining Top Plays Bracket Challenge Schedule

Sweet 16
• Coca-Cola and Foster Fuels brackets (Thursday, March 26)
• Runk & Pratt and Carter Bank & Trust brackets (Friday, March 27)

Elite Eight
• Coca-Cola and Foster Fuels brackets (Saturday, March 28)
• Runk & Pratt and Carter Bank & Trust brackets (Sunday, March 29)

Final Four
• Coca-Cola vs. Foster Fuels brackets (Saturday, April 4)
• Runk & Pratt vs. Carter Bank & Trust brackets (Saturday, April 4)

Championship
• 2019-20 Top Plays Bracket Challenge title game (Monday, April 6)