Crowning the best Liberty basketball team of all-time – A Sea of Red

Today is Selection Sunday, but with the threat of the coronavirus, the NCAA Tournament and seemingly all other sports have been canceled and/or postponed for the foreseeable future

The 2019-2020 Liberty Flames mens basketball team unfortunately is unable to compete in the programs 5th ever NCAA Tournament, and with 30 wins the Flames had a chance to make a run.

There may be no basketball, but let us fill out a bracket and crown a champion!

What team is the best mens basketball team in Liberty school history? You vote and decide!

We have selected the top 16 teams in school history and seeded them 1-16. The bracket is below. You can vote here, on Twitter, and/or on Instagram. Each round will last 24 hours.

Sweet 16 voting starts now.Elite 8 will be finalized and voting will begin Monday evening.Final 4 will be finalized and voting will begin Tuesday evening.Championship will be finalized and voting will begin Wednesday evening.The champion will be crowned Thursday evening.

Here is each teams resume:

30-4 overall, 13-3 ASUNASUN co-regular season champsASUN Tournament champsWins over Vanderbilt, AkronStarters: Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz, Darius McGhee, Elijah Cuffee, Caleb Homesley, Scottie James

29-7 overall, 14-2 ASUNASUN co-regular season champsASUN Tournament champsDefeated 5-seed Miss St in NCAA TournamentDefeated Lipscomb on road in ASUN ChampionshipWin over UCLAStarters: Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz, Lovell Cabbil, Elijah Cuffee, Caleb Homesley, Scottie James

23-9 overall, 11-3 Big SouthBig South co-regular season champsLost to Charleston Southern in Big South Conference Championship gameStarters: Marcus White, Larry Jackson, Peter Aluma, Mark Reed, Erik Sorensen

18-12 overall, 12-6 Big SouthBig South Tournament champsAdvanced to programs first ever NCAA TournamentLost to 1-seed North Carolina in Big DanceStarters: Matt Hildebrand, Chris Toomer, Jason Dixon, Darryl Williams, Jody Chapman

18-15 overall, 12-4 Big SouthBig South co-regular season champsBig South Tournament champsLost to 1-seed St Joes in NCAA TournamentStarters: Brian Woodson, Ryan Mantlo, Larry Blair, Gabe Martin, Louvon Sneed

23-12 overall, 12-6 Big SouthWins over Virginia, George Mason, William & MaryLost to VMI in Big South Tournament SemisAdvanced to CIT, lost in 2nd gameStarters: Jesse Sanders, Seth Curry, Anthony Smith, Kyle Ohman, Brolin Floyd

22-15 overall, 9-9 Big SouthLost to Radford in Big South Tournament Championship gameAdvanced to CIT, lost in 3rd gameWins over Wake Forest & Georgia StateStarters: Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz, Lovell Cabbil, Elijah Cuffee, Ryan Kemrite, Scottie James

21-14 overall, 14-4 Big SouthUpset by Radford in Big South quarterfinalsAdvanced to CIT, lost in 3rd gameStarters: Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz, Lovell Cabbil, John Dawson, Ryan Kemrite, Myo Baxter-Bell

28-11 overall (NCCAA)NCCAA National ChampsStarters: Karl Hess, Mark Swift, Steve Isaacs Ed Vickers, Rod Martin

23-9 overall (NAIA)NAIA Elite 8Starters: Kenny Gunn, Eric Gordon, Steve Isaacs, Robert Robinson, Kent Kelly

22-7 overall, 10-4 Big SouthLost to Campbell in Big South Tournament semisStarters: Matt Hildebrand, Chris Toomer, Julius Nwosu, Mike Coleman, Keith Ferguson

19-13 overall, 13-5 Big SouthUpset by High Point in Big South quarterfinalsStarters: Jesse Sanders, Evan Gordon, John Brown, David Minaya, Joel VanderPol

15-21 overall, 6-10 Big SouthUnprecedented run to Big South Tournament ChampionshipLost to 16-seed NC A&T in First Four of NCAA TournamentStarters: Davon Marshall, John Caleb Sanders, Tavares Speaks, Tomasz Gielo, JR Coronado

17-12 overall, 9-5 Big SouthLost to UNC Greensboro in Big South Tournament Championship gameStarters: Marcus White, Larry Jackson, Peter Aluma, Erik Sorensen, Barry Taylor

19-10 overall, 7-5 Mason-Dixon (D2)Starters: Greg McCauley, Mike Minett, Cliff Webber, Dave Kennard, Brad Hamersley

18-13 overall, 6-5 Mason-Dixon (D2)Starters: Mike Minett, Andrew McIntyre, Dan Kennard, Gary Yoder, Rodney Harrison

The Bracket:

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