Jones leads Radford past Charleston Southern 63-54
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 21 points as Radford got past Charleston Southern 63-54 in the Big South Conference Tourney semifinals on Friday night.
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. had 21 points as Radford topped Presbyterian 84-76 in the Big South Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday.
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Whitfield sank two free throws with four seconds left Saturday to lift Campbell past Radford, 64-62 to clinch the Big South Conference regular season title and...
Marrow scores 26 to carry Hampton over Radford 74-71
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 26 points as Hampton narrowly defeated Radford 74-71 on Saturday.
Polite Jr. scores 22 to lead Radford over Winthrop 87-81
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. matched his season high with 22 points as Radford defeated Winthrop 87-81 on Thursday night.
Carlik Jones had 16 points and eight assists for Radford (19-8,...
Hicks leads Radford past High Point 69-66 in OT
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Donald Hicks registered 18 points as Radford edged past High Point 69-66 in overtime on Saturday.
Carlik Jones had 14 points, including two free throws to cap the scoring with 14 seconds left, for Radford (18-7, 10-1 Big South Conference). Travis Fields Jr. added 10 points. Ed Polite Jr. had 6 points and 19 rebounds for the hosts.
Polite Jr. lifts Radford past Gardner-Webb 75-58
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. had 17 points and nine rebounds as Radford defeated Gardner-Webb 75-58 on Thursday night.
Polite Jr. made 8 of 10 shots.
Donald Hicks had 18 points for Radford (12-6, 4-0 Big South Conference), which won its fifth straight game. Travis Fields Jr. added 14 points. Carlik Jones had seven assists for the home team.
David Efianayi had 17 points for the Bulldogs (11-7, 2-2). DJ Laster added 14 points. Jose Perez had 10 points.
Polite has season-high 22 in Radford’s 79-77 win
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored a season-high 22 points and Radford edged Presbyterian 79-77 on Saturday to remain unbeaten in the Big South.
Polite shot 8 of 16 from the field, 4 of 6 from the arc and had nine rebounds and three steals for the Highlanders (11-6, 4-0), who won their fourth straight and are now 7-0 at home.
Carlik Jones made two free throws for a 71-69 lead with three minutes left. A Caleb Tanner 3-pointer started a 7-2 run for a six-point lead with 20 seconds left.
Polite Jr., Jones lift Radford past SC-Upstate 79-72
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. and Carlik Jones scored 16 points apiece as Radford beat South Carolina Upstate 79-72 on Thursday night.
Polite sank 6 of 10 shots to help the Highlanders shoot 56 percent from the floor for the game and he added seven rebounds. Jones notched six assists. Travis Fields Jr. added 15 points for the Highlanders, while Donald Hicks hit three 3-pointers and scored 13. Radford (10-6, 2-0 Big South Conference) snapped a five-game road losing streak.
Radford pulls away late, beats William & Mary 81-72
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 21 points and Radford finished on a 12-4 surge to beat William & Mary 81-72 on Tuesday night.
Donald Hicks sparked the late run with a 3-pointer from the top of the arc to stretch Radford's lead to 72-68 with 5:18 remaining. The Highlanders (4-1) held William & Mary (1-4) from hitting a single field goal over the final 4:49, and blocked two shots and forced a turnover to secure the win.
Duquesne rallies to beat Radford 69-64 behind Williams
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Eric Williams Jr. scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 13th career double-double, Mike Lewis II added 15 points and Duquesne rallied to beat Big South Conference preseason favorite Radford 69-64 on Saturday.
Radford hits 18 3s, beats Division II Davis & Elkins 91-57
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Caleb Tanner made six 3-pionters and scored 19 points, Ed Polite Jr. had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Radford made 18 3-pointers in beating Division II Davis & Elkins 91-57 on Tuesday night.
It was Radford's largest win since 2014. No Highlander made more than five 3-pointers in a game last season.
Hicks, Polite help Radford avoid upset in Big South
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Donald Hicks hit the tie-breaking 3-pointer with 34 seconds left, Ed Polite Jr. had a huge blocked shot with 14.6 to go and second-seeded Radford edged 10th-seeded Longwood 59-53 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Tournament on Thursday.
Polite Jr. guides Radford to 63-50 win over Liberty
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. finished with 23 points, seven rebounds and five steals to propel Radford to a 63-50 victory over Liberty on Thursday night.
Hicks hits 5 3s, Radford beats Presbyterian 74-68 in OT
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Donald Hicks scored 15 points on a career-high tying five 3-pointers and Christian Bradford had 13 points to help Radford beat Presbyterian 74-68 in overtime on Sunday.
Carlik Jones added 12 points, Randy Phillips had nine points, 11 rebounds and two blocks and Ed Polite Jr. scored eight with 10 rebounds for Radford (17-12, 10-6 Big South).
High Point edges Radford 61-60 with a Fox FT and a block
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Andre Fox made one of two free throws with 19 seconds left and Justyn Mutts blocked a final shot and High Point held on for a 61-60 win over Radford Wednesday night.
Keeling leads Charleston Southern to OT win over Radford
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Christian Keeling poured in 31 points, including nine of Charleston Southern's 10 points in overtime, to help the Buccaneers knock off Big South Conference front-running Radford 84-81 on Saturday.
Radford moves alone atop Big South with OT win over Liberty
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 18 and made all seven of his field-goal attempts, including the go-ahead dunk with 1:25 left in overtime, to help Radford beat Liberty 59-57 on Monday night.
The Highlanders (12-7, 5-1) moved alone into first place in the Big South Conference standings with Gardner-Webb dropping into a second-place tie with UNC Asheville after a 90-67 loss to Winthrop on Monday night.
Polite scores 24 as Radford defeats UC Davis 72-62 in OT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored a season-high 24 points, including 10 in overtime when Radford was perfect in 13 tries at the foul line, to defeat UC Davis 72-62 and give coach Mike Jones his 100th win on Saturday in the championship of the Las Vegas Invitational.
Hicks scores 16, Radford downs Erskine 76-49
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Donald Hicks scored 16 points, Randy Phillips added 12 with nine rebounds, and Radford grabbed a season-high 51 rebounds in defeating Division II Erskine 76-49 on Saturday in the first-ever meeting of the teams.
It's the first time the Highlanders have held an opponent to under 50 points since November 2014.
Polite gives Radford 69-68 edge over James Madison
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored with five seconds to play to give Radford a 69-68 win over James Madison on Saturday afternoon.
The Highlanders (3-2) trailed 68-67 with five seconds on the clock when Polite got the assist from Devonnte Holland and made a layup for the lead and the win.
Swoope, Dawkins lead Elon past Radford 77-74
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 24 points and grabbed seven boards and Brian Dawkins added 21 points including a layup with under a minute to play that made the difference as Elon edged Radford 77-74 on Wednesday night.
Radford's Justin Cousin hit a 3-pointer to tie it at 74-all with 1:44 to play but Dawkins followed with a layup for the lead and Dmitri Thompson made a free throw with 14 seconds to go for the final score.
Radford edges East Carolina 73-66
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as Radford edged East Carolina 73-66 on Wednesday night.
Polite was 5 of 10 from the floor and 7 of 9 from the free-throw line for the Highlanders (2-1). Caleb Tanner and Carlik Jones had nine points apiece.
Ohio State basketball vs. Radford preview: TV info, key players, stats, prediction
Ohio State basketball vs. Radford preview: TV info, key players, stats, prediction
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State basketball hosts Radford on Sunday in the second game of the 2017-18 season. Here's everything you need to know about the game:
Who: Radford Highlanders (1-0) at Ohio State Buckeyes (1-0).
When: Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Value City Arena (19,049).
TV: The game will not be televised, but it will streamed on BTNPlus.
Radford takes down feisty Georgia Southwestern State 72-63
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 15 points and Ed Polite Jr. had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Radford past Division II-member Georgia Southwestern State 72-63 on Friday night.
The Hurricanes led Radford 32-30 at the break, but Randy Phillips' layup 40 seconds into the second tied it and Donald Hicks followed with a 3-pointer and Radford (1-0) never trailed again.
Radford staves off late Presbyterian run in 59-57 win
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 15 points and added seven rebounds and Radford hung on late to defeat Presbyterian 59-57 on Thursday night.
Radford (13-16, 8-9 Big South) led by as many as 13 in the second half and did not trail in the period, but neither did it put the Blue Hose away. A Donald Hicks jumper gave Radford a 56-49 lead with 1:47 remaining. Darius Moore answered for Presbyterian, scoring eight straight points to get Presbyterian to 59-57 with 41 seconds to go.
Radford sends Longwood to 13th straight loss
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Donald Hicks scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Ed Polite Jr. totaled 18 and 10, and Radford sent Longwood to its 13th straight loss with a 79-72 win on Saturday.
Khris Lane, who matched a career high with 32 points for Longwood, tied it at 66 on a layup with 3:28 remaining. Polite made 3 of 4 free throws and Justin Cousin's layup gave the Highlanders a five-point lead, and the Lancers missed their final seven shots from the field.
Radford nips High Point 69-68 in OT
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Donald Hicks had 12 boards with 10 points, including a key pair of free throws, and Radford beat High Point 69-68 in overtime on Saturday night.
Hick's 3-pointer put Radford up 61-58 in OT and the Highlanders led 63-60 on Randy Phillips' layup. Jamal Wright tied it with a 3, and Anthony Lindauer's backdoor layup tied it at 65 with 1:15 left before Christian Bradford's layup gave Radford a 67-65 lead.
Radford snaps 5-game skid with win over Charleston Southern
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Justin Cousin made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, and Radford beat Charleston Southern 79-67 on Thursday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Caleb Tanner added four 3-pointers and 14 points, Ed Polite Jr. 13 points and eight rebounds and Donald Hicks three treys and 11 points for the Highlanders (10-15, 5-8 Big South), who gained a season split.
Winthrop beats Radford 81-65
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Keon Johnson had 23 points, Bjorn and Anders Broman added 14 each and Winthrop beat Radford 81-65 on Wednesday night.
The Eagles (17-5, 9-2 Big South) scored the first eight points and never trailed in the game but had a 12-point lead from the first half erased when the Highlanders (9-14, 4-7) tied it at 43 early in the second.
Anders Broman's 3-pointer with 14:08 left capped a 10-3 run at 53-46 and the Eagles pushed their lead into double digits for the final 10 minutes.
Cousins, Polite help power Radford past Longwood, 72-60
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Justin Cousins scored 18 points and Ed Polite Jr. scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as Radford beat Longwood, 72-60 in a Big South showdown Thursday night.
Khris Lane hit a pair of free throws to pull Longwood within two, 33-31, early in the second half but Radford rallied behind a Donald Hicks layup, a Randy Phillips dunk, and a Justin Cousin trey that made it 40-33 barely four minutes into the second half.
Radford upends Presbyterian 76-63 behind Hicks
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Donald Hicks scored 18 points and had nine rebounds and Justin Cousin finished with 16 points and Radford beat Presbyterian 76-63 on Saturday.
Radford (8-8, 3-1 Big South) shot 24 for 47 (51.1 percent) from the floor including 8 for 16 from 3-point range. Ed Polite Jr. had 13 points and seven rebounds and Caleb Tanner 12 points.
Polite has fifth double-double this season in Radford’s win
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Radford over Grace College 82-58 on Friday.
Polite posted his fifth double-double this season. Justin Cousin added four 3-pointers and 16 points, Donald Hicks scored 13 points, Darius Bolstad was 6 of 6 off the bench for 12 points with eight rebounds. Christian Bradford dished seven assists.
Radford holds off VMI 74-67
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Caleb Tanner made 4 of 5 3-pointers and scored 17 points, Ed Polite Jr. had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Radford beat Virginia Military Institute 74-67 on Wednesday night.
It was tied at 39-all until Radford went on a 14-3 run to take a 53-42 lead early in the second half. Randy Phillips extended Radford's lead to 59-46 with 7:51 left but the Highlanders didn't make their next field goal until Darius Bolstad's basket at the 3:47 mark.
Polite leads Radford past Stetson 80-66 in OT
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. had 10 of his 21 points in overtime and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and Radford scored the last 11 points of the game to defeat Stetson 80-66 on Friday in the Savannah Invitational.
The Highlanders (2-3) outscored the Hatters (2-4) 17-3 in the extra session after going scoreless in the final 4:49 of regulation.
Hicks scores 19 points in Radford’s 91-69 victory
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Donald Hicks scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Radford to a 91-69 victory over Central Penn College on Wednesday night.
Justin Cousin added 16 points, Devonte Holland and Caleb Tanner 14 each and Devin Cooper 13 for the Highlanders (2-2), who shot 51.7 percent. Christian Lutete pulled down 13 rebounds with Radford winning on the boards 47-36.