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Liberty Flames (8-24)


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vs. Lngwd 
L 72-78
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@ G-Webb 
L 67-77
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vs. Rad 
W 80-69
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vs. NC-Ash 
L 77-95
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@ NC-Ash 
L 70-80
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Liberty fires men's hoops coach Layer after 8-24 season

(AP) -- Dale Layer is out as the men's basketball coach at Liberty.

Athletic director Jeff Barber says the school has hired a firm to begin conducting a nationwide search for Layer's successor.

The dismissal came on the same night the 11th-seeded Flames lost 80-70 to N.C.-Asheville in the first round of the Big South tournament. The loss left the Flames with an 8-24 overall record and just two wins in 18 conference games.

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Leaders
Points: D. Andoh10.0
Rebounds: A. Smith7.6
Assists: T. Johnson1.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: T. Johnson73.6%
3P%: No qualifiers
Steals: J. Retic1.9
Blocks: A. Smith1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky30-0
2 Virginia28-1
3 Duke27-3
4 Villanova28-2
5 Arizona27-3
6 Wisconsin27-3
7 Gonzaga29-2
8 Wichita State27-3
9 Kansas24-6
10 Maryland25-5
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky30-0
2 Virginia28-1
3 Duke27-3
4 Villanova28-2
5 Wisconsin27-3
6 Arizona27-3
7 Gonzaga29-2
8 Wichita State27-3
9 Maryland25-5
10 Kansas24-6
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Big South Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
High Point 13-5 22-8
Charleston Southern 13-5 19-10
Coastal Carolina 12-6 21-9
Radford 12-6 21-10
Winthrop 12-6 17-12
Gardner-Webb 10-8 19-13
UNC Asheville 10-8 15-15
Presbyterian 6-12 10-22
Longwood 5-13 10-22
Campbell 4-14 10-22
Liberty 2-16 8-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 63.9 (269)
Rebounds: 10.7 (169)
Assists: 11.2 (273)
FG%: 43.2% (195)
FT%: 70.3% (123)
3P%: 32.6% (244)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.4 (263)
Rebounds: 24.7 (94)
Assists: 11.8 (130)
FG%: 41.9% (117)
FT%: 67.8% (104)
3P%: 34.2% (185)
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