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Big South announces 2016 football TV schedule

The Big South Conference announced its 2016 football broadcast schedule this week, and this year’s slate again features 11 games exclusively on ESPN3 and ASN.


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Liberty picked second in Big South football preseason poll

A second-place preseason ranking was the highlight for Liberty during today’s Big South Football Media Day event.


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Shepherd’s four hits power Liberty past Longwood in Big South

Will Shepherd had four hits and drove in four runs, helping lead the No. 7 seed Liberty to a 9-3 victory over No. 3 seed Longwood.


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Liberty seeded seventh in Big South Championship

The Liberty Flames will be the No. 7 seed for the next week’s Big South Baseball Championship.


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Late TD lifts #8 Charleston Southern past Liberty, 31-24

No. 8 Charleston Southern was the final team to score in a back-and-forth battle on Saturday, edging Liberty, 31-24, at Buccaneer Field.


Longwood’s Cinderella run ends in 71-58 Big South Semifinal loss to Winthrop

With 44 seconds left on the clock, Quincy Taylor made his curtain call and put to rest a career that ended with one of the greatest basketball seasons in Longwood’s brief Division I history.


Longwood upsets No. 1 seed Charleston Southern, advances to Big South Semifinals

Shaquille Johnson recorded his second straight double-double with 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead ninth-seeded Longwood to a 68-60 upset win over top-seeded Charleston Southern in the quarterfinals of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship Friday at The HTC Center.


Longwood takes down Presbyterian, advances to Big South Quarterfinal

Longwood (10-22) rode 25 points from junior Shaquille Johnson to a first-round upset of eighth-seeded Presbyterian, 65-61, Wednesday afternoon at The HTC Center in the first game of the 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship.


Reigning Big South champ Coastal Carolina takes down Longwood, 72-59

Badou Diagne scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead reigning Big South champion Coastal Carolina to a 72-59 win over Longwood Monday evening in Willett Hall. The victory clinches a first-round bye for the Chanticleers, who are in line for a No. 3 seed in the upcoming Big South Tournament on March 4.


Fisher’s 24 leads Longwood to sweep of Liberty

It was just one game ago that Longwood junior Leron Fisher, hobbled by an ankle injury, recorded his lowest scoring output as a starter this season. Playing on the injury, Fisher managed just four points on 1-of-7 shooting in a 65-64 loss to Charleston Southern on Saturday.


High Point withstands Longwood rally, tops Lancers 72-67

Devante Wallace scored 16 points as High Point withstood Longwood’s second-half surge and downed the Lancers, 72-67, Monday evening at the Millis Center.


Presbyterian outlasts shorthanded Longwood, 71-67

Presbyterian forwards DeSean Murray and William Truss took advantage of Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo’s absence and both recorded double-doubles to lead the Blue Hose to a 71-67 win over Longwood Wednesday evening in Willett Hall.


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Liberty, JMU ranked in final FCS poll

Following the program’s first-ever NCAA FCS Playoff appearance and victory, Liberty has finished the season ranked No. 17 in the final Sports Network and FCS Coaches polls.


Charleston Southern tops Nwogbo-less Longwood 68-54

It wasn’t a double team, a triple team or even foul trouble that finally stopped Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo. It was his own hand.


Big South favorite Coastal Carolina outlasts Longwood, 76-70

Shivaughn Wiggins hit six straight free throws in the final 1:06 to fight off another late Longwood comeback and lift Big South preseason favorite Coastal Carolina to a 76-70 win over the Lancers Thursday evening at the HTC Center.


Not exactly breaking news: But no, Kentucky will not go undefeated

Kentucky, of course, still has a “legitimate shot to finish the regular season undefeated.” This from ESPN basketball guru Seth Greenberg late Tuesday, otherwise explaining away how the supposedly indomitable Wildcats escaped its SEC opener with unranked Ole Miss, winning 89-86 in overtime.


Badowski, Fisher go for 20+ in 90-79 Longwood double-OT win over Radford

Longwood (5-10, 1-1 Big South) knocked off Radford, 90-79, in double overtime Saturday in Willett Hall.


Longwood basketball expands broadcast reach

The Longwood basketball programs will receive unprecedented broadcast coverage this season, giving Lancer fans several options to follow the team for the rest of the 2014-15 seasons.


Longwood rally comes up short In 82-72 overtime loss At Winthrop

In the end, Keon Moore was too much. On an afternoon when Longwood rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit and forced overtime in one of the Big South’s most difficult arenas, Winthrop’s redshirt junior forward scored 27 points to lift the Eagles to an 82-72 New Year’s Eve win in Winthrop Coliseum.


Longwood Athletics: The offseason that wasn’t

All seasons must end, not only for the body to recover after withstanding the grind of a full cross country season, but also to allow our student-athletes to shift their focus to academics.


Free throws lift Ball State to 69-64 win over Longwood

The holidays weren’t quite finished for Ball State, which took advantage of 35 free trips to the free throw line to outlast Longwood, 69-64, Sunday afternoon at Worthen Arena.


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Liberty men’s basketball switching to WLNI, WFIR

Beginning with Liberty’s men’s basketball game on Jan. 3, 2015 (vs. Presbyterian), Liberty Flames Sports Network radio broadcasts will move from the Victory FM Radio Network to WLNI and WFIR radio stations.


Longwood bench scores 40 In 106-74 rout of Penn State Beaver

Longwood is becoming quite comfortable in Willett Hall. Led by a career-high 22 points from junior forward Shaquille Johnson, the Lancers routed Penn State Beaver 106-74 in Willett Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-1 on their home court.


Miami (Ohio) takes down Shaq-less Longwood, 71-60

Miami (Ohio) sharpshooter Will Sullivan had a quiet night. Geovonie McKnight and Eric Washington didn’t. Three nights after hitting 5-of-10 three-pointers against Wright State, Sullivan took a backseat to McKnight and Washington who matched each other with 19 points apiece to lead the RedHawks (3-7) to a 71-60 win over Longwood.


UVA offensive line coach Scott Wachenheim named VMI head football coach

VMI Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced Sunday that Scott Wachenheim has been named head football coach and will begin his duties immediately.