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Region roundup: Liberty men's basketball games against North Alabama postponed

Region roundup: Liberty men's basketball games against North Alabama postponed

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The Liberty men’s basketball team maybe in search of a game, or two, this weekend.

The Flames’ two-game home series against North Alabama was postponed Thursday.

UNA announced it was canceling all athletic events throughout the rest of the week because of two winter storms that have dumped ice and snow on the Shoals area. The winter weather has prevented UNA from practicing or performing scheduled COVID-19 testing, according to the university.

Liberty began the process of finalizing plans to reschedule or find a makeup game this weekend.

Flames coach Ritchie McKay has stated on multiple occasions he is in search of a midweek game prior to next weekend’s regular-season finale at Bellarmine.

Bellarmine is pausing team activities and canceling this weekend’s games against North Florida because of an inconclusive test result.

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Liberty to play Shepherd

Liberty, in an effort to avoid a 13-day layoff between games in ASUN Conference play, added Division II Shepherd to its schedule and will host the Rams at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Flames had their first off weekend Jan. 23 and 24 and were slated to have a second off weekend this upcoming Saturday and Sunday.

LU hosts Stetson next weekend and closes the regular season at FGCU on March 5 and 6.

Lynchburg at Roanoke postponed

Lynchburg’s road game scheduled for Thursday evening against Roanoke was postponed because of inclement weather.

The Hornets and Maroons will instead play Wednesday, which serves as UL’s next game.

Lynchburg will close the regular season by playing three games in a four-day span. The Hornets play at Randolph on Feb. 25 and host Washington and Lee on Feb. 27.

From staff reports

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