The Liberty Flames (2-1) return to the court on Friday night to take on Southern Miss (3-0). The Golden Eagles are unblemished on the season with wins over non-Division I teams as well as knocking off Vanderbilt, 60-48, on Nov. 11.

Here’s everything you need to know for Friday night’s matchup:

How to Watch – Liberty Flames (2-1) vs Southern Miss (3-0)

Odds and Statistics

  • KenPom currently gives Liberty a 92 percent chance to win the game with a predicted score of 75-59.
  • ESPN’s Basketball Power Index currently gives Liberty a 87.3 percent chance to win the game.

Previous Matchup

  • Liberty fell to Southern Miss, 74-56, on Nov. 21, 2012.
    • The Dale Layer-led Flames were paced by John Caleb Sanders’ 15 points.
    • Tavares Speaks chipped in 10 points while Davon Marshall was just 2 for 10 from three.

Probable Starters

Stat Leaders (2022 Season)


  • Points: Darius McGhee – 17.3 PPG
  • Rebounds: Joseph Venzant – 5.0 RPG
  • Assists: Colin Porter – 5.0 APG

Liberty HC Ritchie McKay Pre-Southern Miss:

Liberty vs NC Central Highlights: