Liberty Faces North Alabama in the ASUN Championship
For the third straight season Liberty will play in the ASUN Championship but for the first time during that run, it will be a new opponent as the Flames will face the No. 5 seed, North Alabama at UNF Arena.
Since North Alabama is still in its four-year Division I transition period and ineligible for the NCAA Tournament, Liberty has locked the ASUN's automatic berth.
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#1 Liberty vs. #5 North Alabama
Game Date: Sunday, March 7
Game Time: 2 p.m. (ET)
Live Video: ESPN
Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Anish Shroff
Color Analyst: Jon Sunvold
Live Audio: LFSN Radio (107.5 FM | 105.9 FM)
Play-by-Play Broadcaster: Alan York
Color Analyst: Paul Nazigian
- Liberty has won 11 straight games, which is tied for the third longest winning streak in the country.
- Liberty is a perfect 8-0 in ASUN Tournament games.
- Liberty is trying to become the first program in ASUN history to win six ASUN championships in three consecutive years.
- Liberty is ahead of 19 Power Five schools in the NET Rankings.
- Liberty is trying to become the second team ever in ASUN Conference history to win three straight ASUN Tournament titles (Belmont won from 06-08).
- Liberty has extended its school-record, by capturing 20 wins for a fifth consecutive season.
- Elijah Cuffee has played in 132 career games, which ranks No. 3 in Division I.
- Cuffee won his 103rd career game at Liberty, becoming Liberty's all-time winningest player.
- Darius McGhee has made 89 three-pointers, which is the fourth most in a single season in program history.
- For the first time in program history, Liberty has back-to-back Conference Player of the Year honorees in McGhee and Caleb Homesley.
- McGhee has more 3FG attempts this season (217) than four schools in Division I this season.
- Blake Preston ranks No. 19 in the country (Per ESPN stats) shooting 64.8 percent from the floor.
- Liberty's 22 wins this season is the most among Division I programs in the state of Virginia.