VMI vs Radford

VMI 65, Radford 60

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RADFORD, Va. (AP) - Stan Okoye scored 23 points and made a game-high nine free throws as Virginia Military Institute beat Radford 65-60 in Big South Conference action Thursday night.

After Radford (4-19, 1-10) scored five straight to go up 35-32, the Keydets responded with a 15-1 run to take their largest lead of the contest, 47-36, with 11:14 to play. The Highlanders slowly chipped away at the deficit and cut it to three on an R.J. Price trey with 32 seconds left, but were unable to get closer.

Both teams got to the free-throw line 30 times. VMI (11-10, 6-5) made 20 of its attempts, while the Highlanders shot just 53 percent (16 of 30).

Despite holding a 36-29 rebounding advantage, Radford committed 22 turnovers.

Javonte Green, the lone Highlander in double figures, finished with 23 points and a game-high 11 rebounds, while going 8 of 12 from the floor.

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Scoreboard
VMI (11-10) «303565
Radford (4-19)303060

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VMI Keydets
R. Burks, F342-40-05335
D. Covington, F204-72-440410
S. Okoye, G377-149-1290123
R. Glasgow, G281-31-40113
K. Gabriel, G253-82-22239
Q. Upshur211-30-03022
M. Sparks172-54-52029
N. Gore131-32-32154
J. Weethee50-10-00010
Totals 21-4820-302972265
 43.8%66.7% 
Radford Highlanders
T. Cerrah, F253-72-86118
K. Noreen, G341-70-01133
J. Green, G328-127-13110223
J. Smith, G312-43-51248
R. Price, G223-60-05347
C. Smith211-22-22225
D. Mitchell191-60-02022
B. Smith111-32-21034
J. Edwards50-00-01000
Totals 20-4716-303692160
 42.6%53.3% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
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Florida 64 Final
Ole Miss 60
NCST 55 Final
NC 74
BC 49 Final
Virginia 66
Indiana 50 Final
Wisc 57
STMA 71 Final
LMU 64