RADFORD, Va. (AP) Donald Hicks scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Ed Polite Jr. totaled 18 and 10, and Radford sent Longwood to its 13th straight loss with a 79-72 win on Saturday.
Khris Lane, who matched a career high with 32 points for Longwood, tied it at 66 on a layup with 3:28 remaining. Polite made 3 of 4 free throws and Justin Cousin’s layup gave the Highlanders a five-point lead, and the Lancers missed their final seven shots from the field.
Radford (12-16, 7-9 Big South), which has won three of four after a five-game losing streak, made 9 of 11 from the stripe in the final 3:19 to salt the game away.
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Lane set a personal best with five 3s and made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 32 seconds for Longwood (6-21, 3-13), which led by as many as nine points in the first half before heading into halftime tied at 30. Isaiah Walton had 16 points and Darrion Allen added 14.