Jones scores 20 to lift Radford past Presbyterian 75-64
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 20 points as Radford won its seventh straight game, beating Presbyterian 75-64 on Saturday in a battle of two of the three teams with perfect Big South Conference records.
Presbyterian, trailing 35-29 at the half, opened the second half with a 9-2 run to grab the lead. Hicks answered the a 3-pointer and then Jones had a three-point play and the Highlanders went up for good.
Radford made 8 of 9 shots inside the final eight minutes to take a 73-59 lead. The Highlanders ended up shooting 54%.
Radford faces Winthrop, also 5-0 in league, at home on Monday.