Liberty Flames Team Report

Team: Liberty Flames League: ASUN Record: (23-5 Overall) (11-2 Conference)

Team Stats & Notes:

  1. 74.9 PPG

  2. 33.4 RPG

  3. 15.9 APG, 9.6 TO/PG

  4. 49.1% fg, 39.1% 3fg, 77.7% ft

  5. 13-0 at home, 5-3 on the road, 5-2 at neutral sites

  6. 3 straight ASUN tournament champions

  7. Enter March Madness on a 12 game win streak

Key Players:

  1. #2: McGhee 15.6ppg, 4.4rpg, 2.1apg

  2. #1 Parker: 10.3ppg, 2.1rpg, 3.6apg

  3. #10 Cuffee: 9.6ppg, 3.4rpg

  4. #32 Preston: 8.9ppg, 6.4rpg, 3.3apg

  5. #22 Rode: 7.6ppg, 4.2rpg, 2.9apg

  6. #20 McDowell: 6.9ppg, 2.8rpg

Offensive Summary:

  1. Liberty is elite on offense. Rank 1st in PPG, 1st in 3pt%, 1st in FT%, 2nd in FG%, and 1st in A/TO ratio

  2. Liberty dominated this season averaging nearly 15ppg more than their competition

  3. Liberty does a good job relocating and ball handlers find shooters.

  4. This happens at a high level in high ball screens, penetration to the paint

  5. Liberty is aggressive in pick and rolls, will attack the rim

  6. They do a great job of moving in their offense and finding the open cutter. They score about 64% of the time when hitting the cutter.

  7. Liberty pushes the ball hard in transition, puts pressure on the defense

Defensive Summary:

  1. Much like the offensive side of the ball, Liberty was a dominant force on defense

  2. They fly around and their help defense is excellent

  3. They will monster the post and fire the ball handler in ball screens

  4. Liberty held opponents to 59ppg, 40% from the field and 31% from 3. All were tops in the ASUN

  5. Good rebounding team, one of the top teams in the ASUN

  6. They are very active and scrappy, force opponents to take low percentage shots and goes after the ball

  7. Liberty plays primarily man to man

  8. Liberty is an average team in transition and has a difficult time defending ELOB

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