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    Liberty Faces Stanford in the Diamond Head Classic Semifinals

    Dec 22, 2021 Men's Basketball

    Liberty will face Pac-12 foe, Stanford, for a spot in the Diamond Head Classic Championship game. This will be the first time that Liberty has faced Stanford and the fourth time in program history that Liberty has faced a Pac-12 school.

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    Liberty vs. Stanford

    Game Date: Thursday, Dec. 23

    Game Time: 4 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 has six wins over Power 5 opponents in the last four seasons.
    • Liberty is 1-2 all-time against Pac-12 opponents (Defeated UCLA 73-58 on Dec. 29, 2018).
    • Liberty has 90 wins the last three seasons, which ranks the third most in the country.
    • Darius McGhee set the program record for most career three-pointers made on Dec. 13, breaking Ryan Kemrite’s record of 259 career three-pointers.
    • McGhee has made 45 three-pointers, 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.
    • Liberty ranks No. 12 in the country in scoring defense, allowing 56.8 points per game.
    • Keegan McDowell is shooting 46.2 percent from the three-point range, which ranks No. 19 in Division I.
    • McDowell has scored double figures in eight games this season, already the most in a single season for McDowell during his collegiate career.
    • 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.