Radford 78, Central Penn. College 49
A huge rebounding edge helped Radford rout Central Pennsylvania
78-49 on Wednesday night.
The Highlanders (3-1) outrebounded Central Pennsylvania 57-38
and used two offensive rebounds to outscore the Knights on
second-chance points 16-0. Also, Radford dominated close to the
basket, scoring 34 points in the paint.
Javonte Green had a double-double to lead the Highlanders with
13 points and 10 rebounds. Brian Darden added 12 points and Jareal
Smith had 10 for the Highlanders.
Central Pennsylvania scored the first four points of the second
half to take a 31-30 lead, but Radford responded with a 25-6 run to
put the game out of reach at 55-37 with 9:55 remaining in the
Radford’s defense forced 25 turnovers and held the Knights (4-3)
to 34 percent shooting (18 of 53), including 2 of 18 from 3-point
Andre Batte, the only Knights player in double figures, scored