Cincinnati Christian vs Radford

Radford 76, Cincinnati Christian 71

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RADFORD, Va. (AP) - R.J. Price scored 16 points and Radford defeated Cincinnati Christian 76-71 in overtime Monday night after squandering a 21-point lead.

The Highlanders (1-1) outscored the NAIA Eagles 12-7 in the extra session, leading by as many as nine.

Javonte Green added 14 points and 13 rebounds for Radford in the Eastern Kentucky/Comfort Suites Invitational.

The Highlanders, who opened their season with a 12-point loss at Wake Forest, led 14-3 after eight minutes and 39-20 at the break.

After Brandon Holcomb's two free throws put Radford ahead by 21 to open the second half, Cincinnati Christian (0-4) chipped away, getting to 60-58 with 3:51 remaining.

The Eagles pulled ahead on Kenny Gaynor's layup with 2:11 to go. Radford, which made only 7 of 24 field goals after halftime, regained a two-point advantage before D. J. McCommons' jumper forced overtime.

Young led Cincinnati Christian with 23 points, hitting 5 of 11 3-pointers.

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Cincinnati Christian Eagles
K. Gaynor, F345-111-232411
W. Masse, F91-20-00022
E. Young, G418-162-362323
D. McCommons, G353-100-05347
M. Hill, G314-62-332511
N. Wake294-50-022312
J. Shellman161-60-09322
P. Smith140-40-01100
N. Miller90-10-01010
A. Irrer71-10-00023
Totals 27-625-833152671
 43.5%62.5% 
Radford Highlanders
B. Holcomb, F140-32-34022
R. Price, G386-141-233316
K. Noreen, G361-43-410405
J. Green, G316-122-5130214
B. Smith, G262-63-44118
K. Brown273-63-65109
Y. Anderson193-72-44108
J. Carethers140-40-02120
R. Davis142-34-52129
L. Dyer41-10-00002
J. Wells21-20-00003
Totals 25-6220-3348121276
 40.3%60.6% 

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Char. So.13-519-12164
Coast. Car.12-624-10130
Radford12-622-12154
Winthrop12-619-13202
Gardner-Webb10-820-15138
NC-Asheville10-815-16242
Presbyterian6-1210-22315
Longwood5-1311-23316
Campbell4-1410-22323
Liberty2-168-24347
 
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