Who: Presbyterian (10-14, 8-5) at Radford (18-6, 10-3)
When: Saturday, February 18 – 2 p.m. ET
Where: Donald N. Dedmon Center - Radford, Va.
Watch: ESPN 3
Live Stats: Sidearm Stats
Social Media: @BlueHoseWBB (Twitter/Instagram) / @BlueHoseSports
PC looks to sweep Big South series at Radford
• PC is on the road this week, traveling north to Radford, Va. for a 2 p.m. ET Big South game against the Highlanders in the Donald N. Dedmon Center.
• PC looks to sweep the conference series for the first time since the 2013-14 season.
Last Time Out
• PC earned a 58-47 decision over Gardner-Webb Tuesday night at the Templeton Center to grab their third win in a row and sweep the Big South series.
• Janie Miles led the Blue Hose with 12 points. The junior guard shot 4-of-9 from the field, including a season high 4-of-8 from beyond the arc. She pulled down five rebounds and added a career-high six steals on defense.
• Salina Virola and Allie Wagner both netted nine points to follow Miles in scoring. Virola shot 2-of-5 from the floor, including 1-for-4 from long range, and a perfect 4-for-4 from the charity stripe. The sophomore forward collected a pair of rebounds and added a steal. Wagner made 2-of-4 from the floor, including 1-of-3 from deep, and converted all four of her free-throw attempts. The junior forward added a rebound.
• PC shot 19-of-46 (41.3 percent) from the floor, 11-of-29 (37.9 percent) from beyond the arc, and 9-of-10 (90.0 percent) from the free-throw line.
• The Blue Hose committed fewer turnovers (17-22) and collected more steals (14-11).
PC Rankings in the Big South
• Presbyterian leads the conference in free-throw percentage (75.3) and three-point field goals made (179) and ranks second in turnover margin (+1.96).
Scouting the Highlanders
• Radford placed four players in double figures as the team collected its 10th Big South win for the third consecutive season with a 74-34 win over Longwood Tuesday in Farmville, Va.
• Destinee Walker is averaging 14.5 points to lead the Highlanders. Jayda Worthy follows with 11.6 points per game and is the top rebounder with 168 boards on the year. Walker and Claudia Quevedo both have 34 three-pointers.
• The Highlanders lead the Big South in field goal percentage (41.9) and field goal percentage defense (34.7). The team ranks second in scoring defense (54.0), scoring defense (+8.3), and blocked shots (3.9 per game). Radford is shooting 41.9 percent from the field, 29.7 percent from beyond the arc, and 66.3 percent from the free-throw line.
• Tuesday’s game marks the 21st meeting between the two programs. Radford leads the all-time series 15-5, including a 7-2 mark at the Dedmon Center.
• PC overcame a 15-point Radford lead to earn a 58-54 comeback win on January 31 at the Templeton Center. Cortney Stprey finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and seven steals to lead the Blue Hose in the win.
• Radford opened with a 13-0 run and held its largest lead, 18-3, at the 3:10 mark in the first quarter. It marks the largest lead the Blue Hose have overcome this season.
• The Blue Hose committed fewer turnovers (15-23) and held the advantage in steals (14-4), points off turnovers (20-14), second-chance points (5-4), fast-break points (6-0), and bench productivity (30-10).
Storey Leads the Way
• Cortney Storey leads PC with 11.0 points, 4.2 assists, and 2.0 steals per game.
• Storey has converted on 89-of-230 shots (38.7 percent), including 22-of-89 (24.7 percent) from behind the three-point line. She has also made 63-of-78 (80.8 percent) free-throw attempts.
• She ranks second in the Big South in minutes per game (35.7) and is third in assists (101) and free-throw percentage.
• Storey recorded a 19-point, 10-assist double-double against UNCG on December 15.Next Time Out
• PC continues its road swing as the Blue Hose head to Buies Creek, N.C. next Tuesday, February 21 to square off with Campbell in a 7 p.m. ET contest in Gore Arena.