MBB Game Day: Eastern Kentucky
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Liberty’s Top Storylines
• Liberty ranks first in the country in three-pointers per game (12.3). The Flames are also No. 2 nationally in effective field goal percentage (59.1), No. 2 in assist/turnover ratio (1.69), No. 6 in three-point percentage (40.7) and No. 8 in assists per game (18.8).
• This is the sixth all-time meeting between the two programs and second matchup as ASUN foes. Liberty holds the 3-2 series edge and a 1-0 advantage in ASUN play. The Flames bested the Colonels 91-84 a season ago in Richmond, Ky.
• Liberty is 10-1 over its last 11 games and has won six straight contests. The Flames are scoring 77.5 ppg over the last 11 and allowing only 54.5 ppg. Liberty is shooting 49.7 percent from the floor and 43.4 percent from three-point territory in that time.
• Darius McGhee continues to lead the country in three-point field goals per game (5.06) and total three-pointers made (81).
• The Flames are off to a dominant start to ASUN play, winning by an average of 26.7 points. Liberty is averaging 74.0 ppg and allowing only 47.3 ppg. The Flames are shooting 50.8 percent from the floor.
• McGhee has 447 career three-pointers. He is currently seventh all-time with those 447 triples and is one of two active Division I players with 400+ threes.
• The Flames are 24-8 all-time in ASUN regular season road games.
Here is a look at Liberty’s year-by-year ASUN record:
2022-23 Season: 3-0
2021-22 Season: 12-4 (East Division)
2020-21 Season: 11-2
2019-20 Season: 13-3
2018-19 Season: 14-2
• Here’s where Liberty stands in several metrics in relation to the rest of the teams in the country:
-NET Rankings: 53
-Ken Pom: 62
-ESPN BPI: 48
Main Photo at Top of Story: No. 1 Brody Peebles (right) and No. 23 Joseph Venzant (left)