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    Liberty Faces BYU in the Diamond Head Classic Third Place Game

    Dec 24, 2021 | Honoulu Hawaii | Men's Basketball

    To close out the Diamond Head Classic, Liberty will face BYU on Christmas Day in the third-place game. This will be just the second time the Flames and Cougars have met on the hardwood, having previously faced off back in 2006.

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    Liberty vs. BYU

    Game Date: Saturday, Dec. 25

    Game Time: 6:30 p.m. (ET)

    Live Video: ESPN2

    Live Audio: LFSN Radio (107.5 FM | 101.1 FM)

    Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York

    Liberty Notables

    • Liberty is 0-1 all-time against WCC opponents (lost to Portland on Nov. 11, 2007).
    • Liberty has 90 wins the last three seasons, which ranks the third most in the country.
    • Darius McGhee tied the Division I program record for most points in a single game (41) and scored the sixth most points ever in a single game in program history.
    • McGhee has made 52 three-pointers, which ranks No. 1 in the country.
    • McGhee is averaging 21.4 points per game, which ranks No. 6 in the country.
    • McGhee has won 90 career games, which is 14 wins away from tying the program record, set by Elijah Cuffee.
    • McGhee ranks No. 26 in the country among active Division I players with 276 career three-pointers.
    • Liberty ranks No. 19 in the country in scoring defense, allowing 58.5 points per game.
    • Keegan McDowell is shooting 44.9 percent from the three-point range, which ranks No. 26 in Division I.
    • Liberty is the only team in the country in the last three seasons to win its regular season title and conference tournament title.
    • Liberty is the second team ever in the ASUN Conference history to win three straight ASUN Tournament titles (Belmont won from 06-08).
    • Liberty is trying to become the first team since Gonzaga (2013-18) to win four straight regular season titles and conference tournament titles.