Radford pays visit to Bradley
Radford (2-2) vs. Bradley (3-1)
Carver Arena, Peoria, Illinois; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Radford and Bradley both look to put winning streaks together . Both squads are coming off of victories on Tuesday. Bradley earned a 69-57 home win over Norfolk State, while Radford won 67-56 at Northwestern.
TEAM LEADERS: Bradley’s Elijah Childs has averaged 14.5 points and nine rebounds while Darrell Brown has put up 13.8 points, 7.3 assists and two steals. For the Highlanders, Carlik Jones has averaged 22.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.3 assists while Travis Fields Jr. has put up 11.8 points.
KEY FACILITATOR: Jones has either made or assisted on 50 percent of all Radford field goals over the last three games. The junior guard has 22 field goals and 21 assists in those games.
STREAK SCORING: Bradley has scored 74.7 points per game and allowed 56.3 over a three-game home winning streak.
ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Braves have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Highlanders. Bradley has an assist on 49 of 78 field goals (62.8 percent) across its previous three games while Radford has assists on 50 of 86 field goals (58.1 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Bradley has committed a turnover on just 14.9 percent of its possessions this season, which is the top rate among all MVC teams. The Braves have turned the ball over only 10.3 times per game this season.