Liberty (2-3) wraps up play in Cancun with a 1:30 tipoff scheduled against Morgan State (0-5). Here’s what you need to know about the Bears:
1. Morgan State is from the MEAC.
They were picked to finish 3rd in the 13 team conference behind North Carolina Central and Hampton.
2. The Bears were 15-16 last season and 11-5 in conference play.
The faced one Big South opponent in High Point, beating the Panthers, 85-74, December 18, 2013.
3. Morgan State is 0-5 on the season.
They have lost to Penn State, Towson, Northern Iowa, Houston, and Elon.
4. They fell to Elon, 74-73, in the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday.
MSU led by 16 with 10 minutes to play in the game before the Phoenix came storming back to win the game. Elon hit a game-winner with 6 seconds left.
5. #22 Blake Bozeman led the Bears with 16 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists against Elon.
Bozeman leads the team in scoring this season with 14 points per game. He’s scored in double figures in each of his last 3 games.
6. Blake’s dad, Todd, is Morgan State’s head coach.
He’s been the head coach of the Bears for 9 seasons and has compiled a 143-121 record at Morgan State.
Tomasz Gielo scored 11 points for the Flames on 5/6 shooting.