Your 5-1 Liberty Flames head north to take on the 2-3 Navy Midshipmen on Wednesday evening at 7pm from Alumni Hall in Annapolis, Maryland. The game will be televised on the Patriot League Network. The Flames are 2-5 all-time against Patriot League members with the last win coming in January 2000 against Boston University.
Liberty is looking to go 6-1 for the first time since 2008, during Coach McKay’s first stint as Flames head coach. McKay became the 2nd coach in program history to record 100 career wins at Liberty with a win against Savannah State. True freshman Darius McGhee was named the ASUN newcomer of the week following a week where he averaged 13.3 points per game.
Navy is coming off a 75-51 loss at Morgan State last Tuesday. The Midshipmen opened the season with 20+ point losses to Old Dominion and Maryland, followed by wins over Coppin State and Bryant. They are led by 8th year head coach Ed DeChellis who guided the Midshipmen to a 20 win season a year ago. Two players are averaging double figures, led by 6’7″ senior forward George Kiernan’s 11 points per game. 6’1″ sophomore guard Cam Davis is averaging 10.6 points per game.