Welcome to the Rankings Roundup, where we keep you updated on where Liberty stands in all of the national rankings/standings. Liberty is currently coming off a series sweep of Kennesaw State, which brings them to an 11-4 overall record and a 3-1 mark in the ASUN.
All rankings are as of Jan. 12, 2021
NET Rankings: #67
Liberty is ranked 67th in this week’s edition of the NET Rankings, a three-spot improvement from the inaugural rankings. Liberty’s wins against South Carolina and Mississippi State are the Flames’ highest-rated wins (Quad II) and their lowest-rated loss (Quad III) comes to Lipscomb. The Flames are by far the highest-ranked team in the NET from the ASUN, as FGCU comes in at #196 as the second-highest ASUN representative.
College Insider Mid-Major Top 25: #7
The Flames come in at #7 in the Mid-Major Poll, their highest ranking so far this season. The Flames have been ranked in the top 15 of the poll every week except one this season.
Liberty is #96 in the KenPom ratings, once again, the highest-rated team from the ASUN.
Liberty has made an appearance in 43 bracket projections with an average seed of 13.70. The highest seed the Flames received is #12 and the lowest is 16.
College Basketball Power Index: #82
Liberty is ranked 82nd on the College Basketball Power Index. The Flames have the 217th best SOS (strength of schedule) and the 109th best SOR (strength of record).