Game Information
Opponent: at Radford
Date: Jan. 12, 2019
Site: Radford, Va. (Dedmon Center)
Radio: WPCC
Talent: Ryan Clary (PbP), Kenn Blankenship (Analyst)
TV Broadcast: ESPN+
Live Stats: www.ruhighlanders.com
Twitter: @BlueHoseSports

Radford leads series 14-7
last 2 meetings -
2018: RU 78, PC 62
2017: RU 74, PC 68

Radford
Record: 10-6, 2-0
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Jan. 10, 2019, at USC Upstate; W 79-72, in Spartanburg, S.C.
Head Coach: Mike Jones
Career Record: 126-122 (8th year)
RU Record: 126-122 (8th year)
vs. PC: 4-9

Presbyterian College
Record: 9-8, 1-1
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Jan. 10, 2019 at High Point; L 58-74, at High Point, N.C.
Head Coach: Dustin Kerns
Career Record: 20-29 (2nd year)
PC Record: 20-29 (2nd year)
vs. RU: 0-2

NOTES
PC heads to Radford Jan. 12, where the Highlanders lead the series, 14-7 ... Overtime decided the last game, however, with the Highlanders edging the Blue Hose 74-68 ...

Radford hit one of two free throws with a second remaining to force overtime, and outscored the Blue Hose, 8-2, in overtime to rally back from a halftime deficit and earn the 74-68 win in in the last meeting ... JC Younger led PC with 17 points, going five-of-eight from beyond the three-point arc ...

Radford is 10-6 overall and 2-0 in the league after a 79-72 win at USC Upstate this past Thursday ... The Highlanders have won their last four in a row and last five of six ... They are led by Carlik Jones with 25.9 points and Ed Polite, Jr., with 9.1 rebounds per game ...

The win over USC Upstate marked the first time PC has opened league play 1-0 since 2008 … …

The Blue Hose outscored High Point in the second half but could not overcome a double-digit halftime deficit, dropping a 74-58 decision in Big South action Thursday ... Francois Lewis led the Blue Hose offense with 19 points ...

Two Blue Hose are averaging in double figures 17 games into the season, with Adam Flagler and Francois Lewis each averaging 14.9 ppg ... Cory Hightower, who is close to double-figures with 9.2 ppg, is tops on the boards with 6.6 rebounds ...

After playing at home six of nine games, PC is now in a stretch where it has been on the road for six of seven games, including four in a row ... The Blue Hose are now capping a two-game road swing at Radford ... After the Highlanders, PC is home for five of its next eight games ...

With a 5-2 mark at home PC is off to one of its best starts at the Templeton Center ... PC was 9-2 at home during the 2008-09 season and 5-0 at home in 2007 ...

For the first time this season, the Blue Hose won despite being out-rebounded when they defeated S.C. State, 72-70 ... The Bulldogs held a 37-22 advantage on the boards ...

PC pulled down 54 rebounds against Trinity Baptist, which ranked third in the PC DI record book ... This season the Blue Hose are 7-1 when out-rebounding their opponent, the lone loss at Dayton, where they were outrebounded by just one, 37-36 ...

The 35 points for Francois Lewis against St. Francis ranked fourth in the PC record book, his 12 made field goals tying for second ... Davon Bell’s 11 assists ranked second as well ... JC Younger’s 30 points against VMI tied for ninth, his nine three-pointers also a record ...

For the first time in its Division I history, the Blue Hose faced two back to back top 25 teams with Marquette (11/17) ranking 24th, and UCLA (11/19) sitting at 17th ...

The game against Butler was the seventh of nine this season against a new opponent, including first-year league member, Hampton ... If you count teams since Presbyterian joined the ranks of Division I than that number moves to 10, with the last meeting between the Blue Hose and CofC Cougars occurring when PC was in Division II ...

Several Blue Hose are showing up in the Big South statistics (as of Jan. 10) ... Adam Flagler is 12th in scoring (14.9), Francois Lewis is 11th (14.9) ... Cory Hightower is fourth in rebounding (6.6), while Davon Bell is tops in assists with 5.6 ... Adam Flagler is third in three-pointers made (2.6), while JC Younger is eighth (2.2), Francois Lewis, 10th (2.2) ... The assist/turnover ratio belongs to Davon Bell, who is first with 3.3 ...

The six steals by the Blue Hose against Marquette were a PC Division I record ...

Should these numbers hold this year’s team will break several PC Division I season records, including scoring (77.9), 3-pt fg pct. (.380), rebounding (34.8), assists (15.1), and scoring margin (+6.9) ... PC is currently second in fg pct. (.445) ...

The 27 assists and 18 three-pointers against VMI ranked for third in the PC record book ... The 103 points tied for seventh ... Adam Flagler’s 10 free throws tied for 11th in the PC DI record book, his 1.000 pct. tied for first ... The Blue Hose shot .667 from the perimeter, also a PC DI mark ...

Until it hit five against Jacksonville PC had hit at least 10 three-pointers seven games in a row, including 16 against Welch ... That snapped the previous record, a five-game streak that opened the 2007-08 season ... In its DI history the Blue Hose have just 55 games with double-digit three-pointers, which includes a 15-game mark in 2007-08, and a 10-game mark last season ... PC has 11 double-digit three-pointer games already this season ...

The Blue Hose had a three-game winning streak snapped at Marquette ... The streak was the longest since a five-game mark early last season ... During the three-game stretch, which included wins over Tennessee Tech, Welch, and Boyce, PC averaged 97.0 points, shot 50.7 pct. from the field, and averaged 44.3 rebounds per game ...

Should the 10.0 turnovers per game hold up for the year, it will break the PC Division I record for turnovers per game ... The record was 11.9 and was set last season, Coach Kerns’ first season ... It dropped 3.1 points from the 2016-17 season ... The 6.4 steals per game, as well as the 1.5 assist/turnover ratio would be season records as well ...

Davon Bell is averaging 5.7 assists per game, should he increase that to 6.5 he will eclipse the Division I record for assists average in a season ...

When PC turned the ball over just five times against Boyce it tied for the Blue Hose Division I record ...

In 2017-18 the Blue Hose won their 100th game as a Division I member with a 69-62 win over High Point Feb. 15 ...

With 11 assists against SFC Davon Bell moved into first in career assists at PC with 355 ... He now has 405 ... Bell is also just 39 steals from taking over the top career spot of 185 ...

PC announced Nov. 14 the signing of forward Owen McCormack (Advance, N.C.), guard CJ Melton (Hoover, Ala.), and forward RJ Wilson (Raleigh, N.C.) to join the Blue Hose in the fall of 2019 ... According to Coach Kerns McCormack has a very high basketball IQ and is extremely skilled and stretches the floor with his ability to shoot the ball from 3pt ... He is an excellent student and fits the way they like to play with his skill set, but also has some toughness and ability to rebound the ball ... Melton has very high ceiling and can play multiple positions on the offensive end and provides some great length on the defensive end with his long wingspan... He is a worker and has a great passion to play and develop ... Wilson is a skilled big who is versatile and gives us some additional help in the front court ... He has great size combined with the skill set of a guard with his ability to pass and handle the ball ...

PC has made at least one three-pointer in every game this season, marking the 356th game in a row the Blue Hose have hit at least one three-pointer in a game ... PC has hit one three-pointer in several games, the last against Clemson in 2015, but has not been held without one in its entire Division I history ...