High Point edges Radford 61-60 with a Fox FT and a block
RADFORD, Va. (AP) Andre Fox made one of two free throws with 19 seconds left and Justyn Mutts blocked a final shot and High Point held on for a 61-60 win over Radford Wednesday night.
There were six ties and no lead larger than four points in the last 8:30 of the game when High Point (12-12, 7-6 Big South) made 7 of 12 shots down the stretch and Fox scored seven of his 14 points. Jordan Whitehead scored seven of his nine points in the last 8:30. Fox also pulled down nine rebounds and had two steals and three assists.
Jahaad Proctor added 11 points and four assists for High Point, which has now won two straight after ending a three-game skid.
Donald Hicks led Radford (15-11, 8-5) with 12 points.
Radford’s Ed Polite, Jr. scored 11 points, the exact number he needed to surpass the 1,000-point career mark. The junior forward is also the third player in school history and ninth in the Big South, to reach 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 100 assists and 100 steals.