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Leading at half, Liberty could not seal the win struggling on offense in the second half while Radford shot 50 percent and was able to pull away past the Flames 63-50. With one game left in the regular season, Liberty falls to 17-13 and 8-9 in the Big South while Radford improves to 18-12 and 11-6 in conference.
Liberty got back in the win column Saturday night at the Vines Center, pulling off a 77-65 victory over Gardner-Webb. The Flames improve to 16-11 overall and 7-7 in conference, while Gardner-Webb falls to 12-15 and 7-7 in the Big South.
Liberty looked for its fourth straight win Wednesday night Charleston Southern but could not overcome the Buccaneers three-point shooting as the Flames fell to CSU 87-75.
Campbell had a historic night from three-point range making 23 three-pointers that Liberty could not overcome in a 94-85 loss at the Vines Center.
UNC Asheville opened the first half on a terror shooting 73 percent from three-point range building a 20-point lead that Liberty could not recover from as the Flames lost 84-68. The Flames drop to 12-9 and 3-5 in the Big South while the Bulldogs improve to 12-9 and 5-3 in conference.
Liberty let a 13-point lead in the first half slip away in the second half as the Flames fell on the road to High Point 71-60. The Flames drop to 12-8 overall and 3-4 in the Big South while High Point improves to 9-9 and 4-3 in conference.
Two of the Big South’s best faced off Monday night as Liberty (12-7, 3-3) squared off against Radford (12-7, 5-1) as the two with the best overall records in conference.
Liberty dropped its first home game of the season in the Big South, Friday night, with a 58-51 loss to Longwood. The Flames fall to 12-6 overall and 3-2 in the Big South, while Longwood improves to 5-13 and 2-3 in conference play.
Liberty looked like it was going to lose its 13th straight game at the Winthrop Coliseum with three minutes left in the game trailing by seven, but the Flames turned the corner ending the game on a 10-0 run to pull out the 73-70 victory.
Liberty’s defense proved to be the difference maker Saturday at the Vines Center as the Flames pulled out their second straight win in the Big South. The Flames held Presbyterian 26 points below its season-average, as Liberty defeated the Blue Hose, 60-48.
Liberty’s 2017-18 squad became the second fastest team in program history to reach 10 wins after pulling out its first Big South victory of the season.
Liberty held Gardner-Webb 18 points below its season average but struggled on offense in its Big South opener as the Runnin’ Bulldogs pulled out the 58-55 victory.
The game started with a dunk from Scottie James and Liberty would never relinquished the lead as the Flames closed out the New Orleans Shootout with an 87-70 win over Alabama State.
After a sluggish start for Liberty to open the New Orleans Shootout, the Flames made it a ballgame with an offensive surge in the second half, but it wasn’t enough, as the Flames fell to Fort Wayne (9-5) to open the New Orleans Shootout, 75-64.
The Liberty and VCU men’s basketball programs will come together for an exhibition game on Thursday, Oct. 26.
Tournament directors for the 2017 Paradise Jam announced on Friday the event will be relocated to the Liberty University Vines Center.
The Liberty men’s basketball schedule is now complete as the Big South unveiled its 2017-18 conference schedule.
Liberty men’s basketball head coach Ritchie McKay announced the signing of Isaiah Williams to the class of 2017.
Liberty men’s basketball head coach Ritchie McKay announced that redshirt junior Zach Farquhar will be on scholarship.
Liberty men’s basketball alum Ray Chen was selected No. 1 overall in the recent Chinese Basketball Association Draft.
Head coach Ritchie McKay and the Liberty men’s basketball team released its 2017-18 non-conference schedule.
Liberty basketball point guard Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz wrapped up play at the FIBA U19 World Cup as he represented Puerto Rico.
Liberty basketball guard Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz is gearing up to lead the U19 Puerto Rico national team at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017.
Ritchie McKay announced the hiring of Marcus Conrad as the director of player development for the Liberty men’s basketball program.
Liberty basketball has accepted an invitation to play in the 2017 Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands next season.