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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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
ETSU13-323-670
Furman13-420-1098
UNC-Green.12-421-8107
Chattanooga10-619-992
Wofford10-715-15198
Samford8-817-12150
Mercer7-913-16207
W. Carolina3-138-21251
VMI3-136-21325
Citadel2-149-20318

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop14-322-674
UNC-Ash.14-322-868
Liberty14-319-11166
Gardner-Webb10-717-13218
High Point9-815-14228
Radford8-913-16216
Campbell6-1113-16277
Char. So.6-1110-18312
Longwood3-146-22338
Presbyterian1-165-23346
 
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