NCAA Basketball

Radford Highlanders (23-13)


Thu. 3/1 Fri. 3/2 Sun. 3/4 Tue. 3/13 Thu. 3/15
vs. Lngwd 
W 59-53
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vs. Win 
W 61-52
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vs. Lib 
W 55-52
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vs. LIU 
W 71-61
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@ Vill 
L 61-87
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No.1 Villanova thrashes No. 16 Radford 87-61 in NCAA opener

PITTSBURGH (AP) The fear naturally seeps into the thinking of players on top-seeded teams in the NCAA Tournament. Could we be the ones that finally lose to a 16 seed?

"I can't say it doesn't cross our mind at all," Big East player of the year Jalen Brunson said.

The answer from Villanova was an emphatic one: not a chance.

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Leaders
Points: E. Polite Jr.13.3
Rebounds: E. Polite Jr.7.9
Assists: C. Jones3.1
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: C. Jones76.7%
3P%: C. Tanner43.3%
Steals: E. Polite Jr.1.9
Blocks: R. Phillips1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Big South Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UNC Asheville 13-5 21-13
Radford 12-6 23-13
Winthrop 12-6 19-12
Campbell 10-8 18-16
Liberty 9-9 22-15
Charleston Southern 9-9 15-16
High Point 9-9 14-16
Gardner-Webb 9-9 14-18
Presbyterian 4-14 11-21
Longwood 3-15 7-26
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 67.3 (312)
Rebounds: 11.5 (82)
Assists: 12.3 (274)
FG%: 42.5% (285)
FT%: 72.5% (129)
3P%: 34.9% (182)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 64.9 (20)
Rebounds: 23.1 (309)
Assists: 11.5 (44)
FG%: 43.2% (133)
FT%: 75.1% (341)
3P%: 35.0% (185)
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