High Point faces Radford in Big South Tournament

Fri, Mar 8, 2024
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High Point faces Radford in Big South Tournament

Radford Highlanders (16-16, 6-11 Big South) vs. High Point Panthers (24-7, 13-3 Big South)

High Point, North Carolina; Friday, 12 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Panthers -11; over/under is 150.5

BOTTOM LINE: High Point and Radford play in the Big South Tournament.

The Panthers have gone 13-3 against Big South opponents, with an 11-4 record in non-conference play. High Point leads the Big South with 25.4 defensive rebounds per game led by Juslin Bodo Bodo averaging 5.4.

The Highlanders are 6-11 in Big South play. Radford is 7-9 when it wins the turnover battle and averages 10.2 turnovers per game.

High Point scores 84.6 points, 13.2 more per game than the 71.4 Radford allows. Radford averages 7.3 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.0 more made shot on average than the 6.3 per game High Point allows.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trae Benham is shooting 38.9% from beyond the arc with 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Panthers, while averaging 8.7 points. Kezza Giffa is shooting 35.1% and averaging 16.7 points over the last 10 games.

DaQuan Smith is scoring 15.0 points per game with 2.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the Highlanders. Kenyon Giles is averaging 12.4 points over the last 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 7-3, averaging 83.9 points, 38.2 rebounds, 11.8 assists, 5.5 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.2 points per game.

Highlanders: 3-7, averaging 70.9 points, 35.0 rebounds, 10.7 assists, 4.5 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 74.6 points.

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