The Iona Gaels (3-0) hope to build on a three-game home win streak when they host the Liberty Flames (1-1) on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET.
How to Watch Iona vs. Liberty
- Game Day: Friday, November 19, 2021
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- TV: ESPN
- Arena: Hynes Athletic Center
- Live Stream on fuboTV:Start with a 7-day free trial!
Key Stats for Iona vs. Liberty
- Last year, the 74.4 points per game the Flames recorded were 8.3 more points than the Gaels gave up (66.1).
- The Gaels’ 71.3 points per game last year were 11.3 more points than the 60 the Flames allowed to opponents.
- Last season, the Flames had a 48.8% shooting percentage from the field, which was 8.5% higher than the 40.3% of shots the Gaels’ opponents made.
- The Gaels shot at a 44.2% clip from the field last season, 3.3 percentage points greater than the 40.9% shooting opponents of the Flames averaged.
Liberty Players to Watch
- Darius McGhee led his squad in points per contest (15.5) last year, and also averaged 4.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists. At the other end, he averaged 0.8 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
- Blake Preston led the Flames at 6.4 rebounds per game last year, while also putting up 1.3 assists and 9 points.
- Kyle Rode posted 7.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists per contest last year. At the other end, he posted 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
- Chris Parker led his team in assists per game (3.4) last season, and also put up 10.3 points and 2.1 rebounds. Defensively, he posted 0.7 steals and 0 blocks.
- Elijah Cuffee averaged 9.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest last year, shooting 48.7% from the floor and 42.9% from downtown with 1.9 made 3-pointers per contest.
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- Isaiah Ross averaged 18.4 points per contest to go with 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game last season.
- Nelly Junior Joseph grabbed 7.5 rebounds per game, while Asante Gist notched 3.7 assists per contest.
- Ross made 2.5 threes per game a season ago.
- Berrick JeanLouis and Joseph were defensive standouts last season, with JeanLouis averaging 2.2 steals per game and Joseph collecting 1.6 blocks per contest.