2019-2020 Liberty Flames

2019-2020 Liberty Flames Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Myo Baxter-Bell Sr SF 6-5 255 - Cincinnati (OH) United States Chaminade-Julienne High School
10 Elijah Cuffee Jr SG 6-4 185 - Poca (WV) United States Poca High School
4 Tytist Dean Fr G 6-0 180 - St. Paul (MN) United States North St. Paul High School
1 Caleb Homesley Sr SG 6-6 205 Nov 27, 1996 Indian Trail (NC) United States Porter Ridge High School
31 Scottie James Sr SF 6-8 235 Nov 7, 1996 Tarpon Springs (FL) United States Tarpon Springs High School
5 Marten Maide RS-Fr SG 6-5 185 Aug 9, 2000 Matthews (NC) United States / Estonia Carmel Christian School
20 Keegan McDowell RS-Jr SF 6-6 180 - Cincinnati (OH) United States Moeller High School
2 Darius McGhee So G 5-9 160 - Roxboro (NC) United States Blue Ridge School
13 Luke McKay Jr G 6-2 N/A - Lynchburg (VA) United States Liberty Christian Academy
55 Brendan Newton So C 7-2 235 - Roanoke (VA) United States Faith Christian Academy
11 Jorge Pacheco-Ortiz Sr SG 6-1 170 Jun 21, 1998 Ponce (PR) Puerto Rico / United States Deep Run High School
32 Blake Preston Fr C 6-9 220 - Charlotte (NC) United States Charlotte Christian School
25 Josh Price Fr GF 6-3 165 - Matthews (NC) United States Carmel Christian School
15 Colton Reed So G 6-3 175 - Wake Forest (NC) United States Heritage High School
33 Shiloh Robinson Fr PF 6-7 200 - Kearney (NE) United States Kearney High School
22 Kyle Rode Fr SF 6-7 195 - Lexington (KY) United States Lexington Christian Academy

Recent Liberty Flames History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 30-4 (13-3) 1st (A-Sun) Champion N/A
2018-2019 29-7 (14-2) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2017-2018 22-15 (9-9) 5th (Big South) Runner Up CIT 4th Rnd
2016-2017 21-14 (14-4) 3rd (Big South) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2015-2016 13-19 (10-8) 5th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 8-24 (2-16) 11th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 11-21 (5-11) 10th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 15-21 (6-10) 9th (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 14-18 (9-9) 5th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 19-13 (13-5) 2nd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-16 (10-8) 5th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 23-12 (12-6) 3rd (Big South) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 16-16 (7-7) 4th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 14-17 (8-6) 3rd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 7-23 (3-13) 8th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 13-15 (11-5) 2nd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-15 (12-4) 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 14-14 (8-8) 3rd (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A

2019-2020 Liberty Flames Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kyle Rode Battle for the Capital MVP
Caleb Homesley NABC All-District (3) First Team
Caleb Homesley Atlantic Sun Player of the Year
Caleb Homesley Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference
Scottie James Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference
Jorge Pacheco-Ortiz Atlantic Sun Second Team All-Conference
Caleb Homesley Atlantic Sun Tournament MVP
Caleb Homesley Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team
Scottie James Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team
Darius McGhee Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team
Myo Baxter-Bell Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Dec 16, 2019)
Caleb Homesley Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Feb 24, 2020)
Caleb Homesley Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Jan 6, 2020)
Caleb Homesley Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Feb 10, 2020)
Scottie James Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Nov 25, 2019)
Scottie James Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Dec 23, 2019)
Kyle Rode Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week (Nov 25, 2019)
Kyle Rode Bahamas Showcase MVP
Scottie James Bahamas Showcase All-Tournament Team
Kyle Rode Bahamas Showcase All-Tournament Team

2019-2020 Liberty Flames Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. McGhee J. Pacheco-Ortiz E. Cuffee C. Homesley S. James
Rotation     M. Baxter-Bell    
Rotation     K. Rode    
Lim PT C. Reed J. Price K. McDowell S. Robinson B. Preston
Lim PT T. Dean L. McKay     B. Newton

2019-2020 Liberty Flames Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Caleb Homesley 30 30.7 15.3 5.7 2.4 1.1 0.8 1.5
Scottie James 34 21.5 10.8 7.4 1.4 0.5 0.5 1.1
Jorge Pacheco-Ortiz 34 31.9 10.7 2.8 2.1 0.8 0.1 1.2
Darius McGhee 34 33.0 9.5 4.0 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.1
Myo Baxter-Bell 34 17.3 7.4 3.0 1.5 0.8 0.1 1.4
Elijah Cuffee 34 31.1 7.0 2.6 2.3 0.9 0.6 1.3
Kyle Rode 33 18.5 4.2 2.3 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.6
Shiloh Robinson 34 10.9 2.6 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.6
Brendan Newton 8 3.9 2.5 2.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1
Blake Preston 14 4.8 2.4 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3
Josh Price 11 6.5 1.9 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.4
Luke McKay 2 10.0 1.5 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.5
Colton Reed 18 5.1 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
Tytist Dean 13 2.2 0.2 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2

2019-2020 Liberty Flames Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ritchie McKay Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Virginia, 2009 to 2015)
Brad Soucie Associate Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Liberty, 2015 to 2018)
Derek Johnston Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Alabama-Huntsville, 2014 to 2018)
Kevin Anderson Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Director of Basketball Operations (Campbell, 2017 to 2019)
Ian McCaw Athletic Director 2017-2018 Athletic Director (Baylor, 2003 to 2016)
Chelsea Mangino Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Graduate Assistant (Liberty, 2015 to 2016)
Todd Wetmore Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2000-2001 N/A
Joe Pierre Director of Player Development 2018-2019 Graduate Assistant (Middle Tennessee State, 2016 to 2018)
Henry Barrera Strength and Conditioning Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Aaron Schreiner Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A