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2018 Schedule
23-13, 2nd in Big South

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Radford leaves the court after losing to Villanova to a standing ovation.

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Radford will face Villanova in the 1st round Thursday, the 1st ever meeting between those teams. Over 96% of ESPN's Tournament Challenge participants think Radford won't be the first 16 seed to topple a 1 seed. Sign up for ESPN's Tournament Challenge: http://games.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2018/en/

Marty and Radford's coach revel over buzzer-beater (1:37)
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Look for Radford to scare Villanova (0:25)
Marty Smith on Radford buzzer-beater: 'I lost my mind' (1:44)
Marty Smith reacts to Radford going dancing (1:02)
Radford wins in dramatic fashion (0:52)

Buzzer-beater sends Radford to NCAA tourney

Carlik Jones made a long 3-pointer at the buzzer and Radford beat Liberty 55-52 on Sunday in the Big South Conference championship, earning the Highlanders their first NCAA tournament berth since 2009.

Buzzer-beater sends Radford to first NCAA tournament since 2009 (1:38)

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Liberty was down 15 with 18:07 in the second half and wins by 5 at UNC Asheville. Scottie James, the player with two first names put up a monster double-double.(18&14) The Flames advance to the championship game in the Big South to take on Radford Sunday ESPN 1pm.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Another No. 1 seed goes down: UNC Asheville falls to Liberty in the Big South semis. Liberty vs. Radford for the automatic bid.


Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Radford beats Winthrop and will advance to the Big South Championship game on Sunday - ESPN 1pm ET. Radford was picked seventh in the preseason polls. They will play the winner of UNC-Asheville vs Liberty. Amazing job done by Mike Jones who was named Big South coach the year.


Hicks, Polite help Radford avoid upset in Big South

Donald Hicks hit the tie-breaking 3-pointer with 34 seconds left, Ed Polite Jr. had a huge blocked shot with 14.6 to go and second-seeded Radford edged 10th-seeded Longwood 59-53 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Tournament on Thursday.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Covered the Big South Conference this year and looking forward to the championship game on ESPN Sunday 1pm. Congratulations to this talented group! Player of the Year-Xavier Cooks, Sr. Winthrop, Freshman of the Year-Carlik Jones, Radford, Defensive Player of the Year- Ahmad Thomas, Sr. UNC Asheville Coach of the Year- Mike Jones, Radford, Scholar-Athlete of the Year Kevin Vannatta, Sr. UNC Asheville


Radford beats Longwood 70-40 behind Tanner's 5 3-pointers

Caleb Tanner scored 15 points on five 3-pointers, Leroy Butts IV scored 11 points with seven rebounds, and Radford cruised past Longwood 70-40 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams to retain a top-three spot in the Big South...

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.3312th
Rebounds Per Game34.6214th
Assists Per Game12.3275th
Points Allowed64.918th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-2
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances2