Liberty hits the road today for the short trip up to Lexington to take on the Keydets of VMI. Here is what you need to know about VMI:

  • VMI is 6-7 on the season and 1-0 in conference play.
  • The Keydets are coming off an 86-77 victory over Presbyterian in Clinton, SC.
  •  Liberty leads the overall series 14-13.
  • The 2 teams split the season series last year with each team winning on their home floor. VMI won the last meeting 78-69 on February 14, 2011.
  • Liberty is 5-6 all time in Lexington.
  • Preseason Player of the Year Stan Okoye is not disappointing. Okoye leads the team in scoring (20.9), rebounding (8.8), and is 2nd in assists (3.0).
  • VMI is 5th in the country in scoring offense with 83.3 points per game.
  • Junior Forward/Center D.J. Covington is 2nd on the team in points (13.6) and rebounds (6.4). He also leads the team in blocks (2.7).
  • Junior Guard Rodney Glasgow leads the team in assists (4.9). Glasgow is also 3rd on the team in scoring with 10.7 points per game.