ATLANTA, Ga. – In the most recent feature of Ted Talks...About, ASUN Conference Commissioner Ted Gumbart discusses the postseason success seen by league teams this year as three Men's Basketball programs have combined for a 5-1 record in postseason play, while North Alabama Women's Basketball is set at appear in the WBI Semifinals in their first season in Division I after victories against Georgia State and Southern Miss.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – For the first time in program history, the Liberty Flames won an NCAA Tournament game, as they took down Mississippi State on Friday night by a score of 80-76. The Flames now have their eyes on a Sweet Sixteen appearance, as they take on No. 4 seed Virginia Tech on Sunday evening in San Jose. The Flames and and Hokies met in November for a exhibition game for hurricane relief.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - No. 12 seed Liberty fell against No. 4 Virginia Tech in the NCAA Tournament Second Round, 67-58, as Darius McGhee led the team in scoring with 15 points. The Flames' historic season comes to an end with 29 victories, which is a new program record. The Hokies advance to their second Sweet 16 in program history.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Caleb Homesley delivered a game-high 30 points as 12th-seeded Liberty defeated No. 5 Mississippi State, 80-76, in the NCAA Tournament First Round. It marked the first-ever NCAA win for the Flames and the eighth in the conference's history. With the victory, Liberty extended its program record for wins in a season to 29.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The 2019 ASUN Champions, Liberty Flames make their return to the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 7:27 PM ET on truTV against No. 5 seed Mississippi State out of the SEC. This will be the Flames fourth appearance in the NCAA Tournament, with previous appearances in 1994, 2004 and 2013. Liberty earned their berth in the NCAA Tournament after sweeping through the ASUN Championship and defeating top seed Lipscomb in the ASUN Championship Final.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In their debut ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Championship, Liberty came away the conference title and automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament with a 74-68 victory against top-seeded Lipscomb. Led by ASUN Championship Most Valuable Player, Scottie James, the Flames wet against a hostile crowd of 5,687 which set a facility record for attendance and marked the seventh-straight sell-out crowd for a conference final.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Enjoy some of the sights and tweets from the 2019 ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Championship Final between No. 1 Lipscomb and No. 2 Liberty. Fans from across the country joined the conversation by following @ASUNMBB on Twitter and using the hashtag: #ASUNMadness or #ASUNMBB.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 2019 ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Championship comes to a head on Sunday afternoon in Nashville, as the top-seeded Lipscomb Bisons host the No. 2 seed Liberty Flames at Allen Arena. The game can be viewed on ESPN with tip coming at 2 PM CT.
LYNCHBURG, Va. - No. 3 Liberty advanced to the ASUN Championship Semifinals with a 65-53 victory against No. 6 Jacksonville on Friday night from the Vines Center. The Flames utilized a dominant fourth quarter effort to reach the second round and were fueled by four players in double-figure scoring.