FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Caleb Tanner scored 15 points on five 3-pointers, Leroy Butts IV scored 11 points with seven rebounds, and Radford cruised past Longwood 70-40 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams to retain a top-three spot in the Big South Conference Tournament.
Carlik Jones added 10 with four assists for the Highlanders (19-12, 12-6), who made 10 3-pointers and shot 41.7 percent from the field to sweep the season series with Longwood.
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).
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 22 points to lead Radford to a 70-66 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday night.
Radford (15-9, 8-3 Big South Conference) kept pace atop the conference standings with UNC Asheville, which beat Campbell 64-57. Gardner-Webb (11-13, 6-5) has lost three of its last four games.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored six of his 14 points after regulation, including the winning jumper as time expired, and Radford beat High Point 78-76 in overtime on Wednesday night.
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored 22 points and hit a 3-pointer with 0.3 left to give Campbell a 59-56 win over Big South leader Radford on Sunday.
Carlik Jones completed a 3-point play for Radford with 11 seconds left before Clemons' long, straightaway 3-pointer.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite, Jr. scored on a putback to break a late tie and four different players made eight of eight free throws in the last 54 seconds as Big South leader Radford had all it could handle to defeat Longwood 70-63 Thursday night.
Carlick Jones scored 18 points with eight rebounds as Radford (13-7, 6-1) pounded the boards, pulling down 40 rebounds to 23 for Longwood and outscoring the Lancers 18-11 on second-chance points. Radford scored 24 points off 17 Longwood turnovers.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored a career-high 29 points and Radford beat UNC Asheville 90-70 on Saturday to extend its winning streak to five.
The winning streak is the program's longest since winning eight straight during the 2014-15 season. The victory in the teams' 71st meeting also snapped a series tie.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. had 23 points, on 9-of-16 shooting, and 12 rebounds and Randy Phillips scored a career-high 15 points and also grabbed 12 boards to help Radford beat Winthrop 85-79 on Wednesday night.
Polite, who came in a career 18-percent shooter (9 of 51) from 3-point range, hit a career-best five 3s.
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 24 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as Radford beat Presbyterian 78-62 in a Big South Conference opener on Saturday afternoon.
Carlik Jones added 16 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Highlanders (8-6) who have won three straight. Caleb Tanner had 12 points and Randy Phillips chipped in 11.
Radford shot 52 percent overall to 40 percent for Presbyterian and had a 44-27 rebounding edge.
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.
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.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Christian Bradford scored Radford's final six points from the free-throw line in the final 36 seconds and the sixth-seeded Highlanders upset No. 3 seed Liberty 56-52 on Thursday in the Big South Tournament quarterfinals.
Radford will take on No. 7 seed Campbell in the semifinals on Friday. The Camels upset second-seeded UNC Asheville 81-79 earlier Thursday.
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.
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, Va. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil scored 16 points, Ryan Kemrite 14 and Myo Baxter-Bell 12 with the three combining for Liberty's 12 overtime points — all free throws — and the Flames escaped with a 71-64 victory over Radford on Saturday.
Kemrite made six free throws, Cabbil four and Baxter-Bell two in the extra period. John Dawson added 11 points for the Flames (10-9, 5-1), equaling their best start in the Big South since 2010-11.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Tyrell Nelson scored 19 points and Gardner-Webb snapped a three-game losing streak with a 70-59 win over Radford on Wednesday night.
The loss was the first at home for Radford this season.
Nelson was on point nearly all night, finishing 8 of 10 from the field. Jamaal Robateau scored 14 points and Brandon Miller added 12 for Gardner-Webb (8-8, 1-2 Big South), which shot 52 percent and held Radford to 39 percent.
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, 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.