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.
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.
Jones’ 3-ball heroics lead Radford past Hampton 101-98 in OT
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 25 points and his 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left from the left side of the arc gave Radford a 101-98 win in overtime against Hampton on Thursday night.
Radford (17-7, 9-1 Big South Conference) has won 10 of its last 11.
Jones with 23 as Radford holds onto Big South lead 80-61
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 18 of his 23 points after halftime Saturday when Radford took control in an 80-61 win over Winthrop, rebounding from a stunning loss to maintain its spot atop the Big South Conference.
Winthrop was seeking to take over first place from the Highlanders after Radford was shocked, 68-67 on Wednesday when the nation's leading scorer, Chris Clemons drained a 35-foot shot at the buzzer for Campbell.
Radford rallies by CSU 86-78 for 7th straight Big South win
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, Carlik Jones added 13 points with eight assists and Radford beat Charleston Southern 86-78 on Thursday night for its seventh straight Big South Conference victory.
Radford (15-6) is 7-0 in Big South play for the first time in program history. The Highlanders entered the game one of just 28 teams in the nation still undefeated in conference play.
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 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.
Maryland handles Radford behind Fernando’s double-double
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland had only one of its imposing frontcourt starters available for its nonconference finale against Radford.
It proved to be more than enough.
Bruno Fernando had 19 points and 12 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and Maryland shook off a slow start to deal Radford a 78-64 loss on Saturday.
Maryland handles Radford behind Fernando’s double-double
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Bruno Fernando had 19 points and 12 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and Maryland shook off a slow start to deal Radford a 78-64 loss in its nonconference finale on Saturday.
Eric Ayala scored 14 points and Darryl Morsell added 13 for the Terrapins (10-3), who were without freshman forward Jalen Smith, who was sidelined with an illness. Smith is averaging 11.9 points and 7.2 rebounds.
Radford tops Georgia Southern 80-68 to end skid
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Travis Fields Jr. scored 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, adding five steals and four assists, and Radford ended a four-game losing streak with an 80-68 victory over Georgia Southern on Friday night.
UNCG beats Radford for fourth straight victory
GREENSBOBO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 14 points, Eric Hamilton scored all 10 of his in the second half and UNC Greensboro beat Radford 65-58 on Tuesday night for the Spartans' fourth consecutive victory.
Jason Carter and Teyvion Kirk lead Ohio over Radford 78-69
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter scored 19 points and Teyvion Kirk scored 17 to lead Ohio to a 78-69 victory over Radford on Saturday.
Doug Taylor grabbed 16 rebounds for the Bobcats (6-3) and Ben Vander Plas scored 14 points.
Four players scored in double figures for the Highlanders (6-3). Carlik Jones had 16 points and six assists, Caleb Tanner also had 16 points, Travis Fields scored 14 and Devin Hutchinson added 10.
James Madison overtakes Radford late for 73-66 win
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Matt Lewis scored six of his 19 points in the final minute to secure James Madison's 73-66 victory over Radford on Tuesday night.
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.
Tanner’s 3-pointers help Radford stun Notre Dame, 63-60
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Radford is closer to Tobacco Road than Notre Dame is but that didn't stop senior guard Caleb Tanner and the Highlanders from making a point to their Atlantic Coast Conference neighbors Wednesday night.
"Coming in here and beating an ACC team is huge," said the 6-foot-1 Tanner, who scored 20 points, 18 of them from beyond the 3-point line, as Radford moved to 3-0 with a 63-60 victory over Notre Dame.
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.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 16 points and six steals, and No. 2 Radford beat third-seeded Winthrop 61-52 in a Big South Tournament semifinal on Friday night.
Radford (21-12), picked to finish seventh in the preseason poll, will host fifth-seeded Liberty (20-13) in the championship on Sunday.
Jones with 17 points as Radford thumps Campbell 72-53
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 17 points with six rebounds and five assists to lead Radford to a 72-53 victory over Campbell on Thursday night to halt a three-game losing skid.
Travis Fields Jr added a career-high 13 points with five rebounds and three assists and Devonnte Holland chipped in 12 points for Radford (16-12, 9-6 Big South), which is two games behind league-leading Winthrop and UNC Asheville in the conference standings.