Game Information
Opponent: vs #2 Radford
Date: Mar. 7, 2019
Site: Buies Creek, N.C. (Gore Arena)
Radio: WPCC (https://tunein.com/radio/Large-Time-Network-1410-s21875/)
Talent: Ryan Clary (PbP), Kenn Blankenship (Analyst)
TV Broadcast: ESPN3 (http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3492638/presbyterian-vs-radford-quarterfinal-1)
Talent: Mike Gleason (PbP), Ralph Patterson (Analyst)
Live Stats: www.BigSouthSports.com (http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=248767)
Twitter: @BlueHoseSports

Radford leads series 15-7
last 2 meetings:
2019: RAD 79, PC 77
2018: RAD 74, PC 68 (ot)

Radford
Record: 20-10
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Mar. 2, 2019, vs Campbell; L 62-64, in Buies Creek, N.C.
Head Coach: Mike Jones
Career Record: 136-126 (8th year)
RAD Record: 136-126 (8th year)
vs. PC: 10-4

Presbyterian College
Record: 18-14
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Mar. 5, 2019 vs UNC Asheville; W 106-59, in Clinton, S.C.
Head Coach: Dustin Kerns
Career Record: 29-35 (2nd year)
PC Record: 29-35 (2nd year)
vs. RAD: 0-3

NOTES
#7-Seed Presbyterian College travels to Buies Creek, N.C., Thursday to take on #2-Seed Radford in the Quarterfinals of the Big South Tournament ... Radford holds a 15-7 advantage in the overall series after taking the 79-77 decision in the only other meeting this season ...

While Radford is 15-7 over PC and has won the last six meetings, the previous two have been decided by a combined eight points. Last year, the Blue Hose dropped an overtime decision to the Highlanders, 68-74, and earlier this season fell by just two, 77-79 ...

This will be the third meeting between the two schools in Big South tournament play ... In the first meeting, PC lost 73-81, in the 2014 first round game ... The Blue Hose posted their first win in tournament play with a 65-64 decision over the Highlanders in 2016 ...

PC is 2-6 overall in tournament play ... In 2015-16 PC picked up its first Division I postseason win, advancing to the quarterfinals with a 65-64 win over #7 Radford ... It will be the first time PC and UNC Asheville have met in tournament play ... The Blue Hose fell to #8 Charleston Southern, 51-68 in 18, but earned the 106-59 win over #10 UNC Asheville this season ...

The seventh seed is the highest for PC since the Big South moved to non-divisional play ...

Presbyterian finished tied for fifth in the league standings with a 9-7 mark, along with three other teams ... The Blue Hose earned the seventh seed due to their 1-3 mark against the other 9-7 schools (0-2 vs Charleston Southern, 1-0 vs Hampton, 0-1 vs High Point) ... HPU held a 4-0 mark to earn the fifth season, CSU the sixth with a 2-2 record ...

PC battled back from a double digit deficit in the second half but came up short against Radford as the hosts picked up a 79-77 victory in the last meeting between the two schools ... Radford broke a 69-69 tie with just over three minutes to go with a 9-3 run to ahead 78-72 a few seconds to to go ... Francois Lewis paced the Blue Hose with 16 points as five players scored in double figures for PC ...

Radford is 20-10 overall and last saw action Mar. 2, with a 62-64 loss to Campbell to close out the regular season ... The Highlanders received a first round bye in the Big South Tournament ... Carlik Jones leads the offense with 15.7 poitns per a game ... Ed Polite, Jr., is tops on the boards with 9.8 a game ...

PC is 18-14 overall after a 106-59 win over UNC Asheville in the Big South Tournament First Round ... Three Blue Hose are averaging in double-digits with Adam Flagler on top with 15.6 points per game ... He is followed by Francois Lewis with 14.8 and Davon Bell with 10.1 ... Cory Hightower, who is averaging 9.4 ppg, paces the team on the boards with 6.3 a game ...

#7-seed PC hit 21 three-pointers, including a record 13 in the first half to open Big South Tournament play with a 106-59 win over #10 seed UNC Asheville in first round action Tuesday evening at the Templeton Center ... JC Younger led the Blue Hose with 24 points, all coming off an eight-of-14 effort from the perimeter ... Romeo Crouch added a career-best 22 points ...

Several records were broken in the PC/UNC Asheville first round game ... The 47-point margin of victory was the most in a Big South tournament game ... The 58 first half points were second most in a first round game, and tied for third most in any league tournament game ... The 13 first half three pointers are most in a half in PC DI history, and are most in a half of a tournament game ... The 21 total three-pointers was a league tournament game record, and second in the PC DI record book ... JC Younger’s eight threes tied for third in the PC DI record book and was a league first round record and tied for first overall, his 14 attempts tied for the record in a first round game, and was tied for second in the PC DI record book ... The 106 points ranked sixth in the PC record book and was most in a Big South first round game ... The 20 team assists were the most in a Big South first round game ...

The Big South Conference recently announced its annual Men’s Basketball All-Conference teams, with Adam Flagler earning Freshman of the Year Honors, becoming the second Blue Hose to pick up the award in PC’s Division I history ... Davon Bell was named to the All-Conference second team, while Francois Lewis was named Honorable Mention ... Flagler and Cory Hightower were named to the All-Freshmen team, with junior JC Younger getting a nod on the All-Academic Team ... The five honorees are the most in PC Division I history ...

Recently Adam Flagler became PC’s Division I highest scoring freshman, surpassing Jake Troyli, who had 383 ... Troyli was a redshirt Freshman that in 2009-2010 ... True Freshman Reggie Dillard had 364 in 2013-14 ... Flagler now has 499 points and needs one point to become the 17th player in PC DI history to record at least 500 points ...

The Blue Hose are 12-3 at home ... The 12 wins at home is the most in its DI history ... PC was 9-2 at home in 2008-09 ...

The Blue Hose are 6-11 on the road this season ... The six wins is tied for second most in their DI history ... The Blue Hose won seven in 2011-12 (7-7), and six in 2010-11 (6-12) and 2016-17 (6-17) ...

The 18 wins by the Blue Hose are most in PC DI history ... The Blue Hose recorded 14 wins in 2011-12 (14-15) ... PC won 13, in 2010-11 (13-18), and 12 in 2008-09 (12-17) ...

PC finished with nine conference wins (9-7) this season, which is tied for the most in its DI history ... The Blue Hose were 9-9 in 2008-09 ...

When PC takes the court against Radford, it will break the PC DI record for most games in a season with 33 ...

The first Gardner-Webb game of the season was the first overtime contest since Feb. 18, 2018, and first ot win since a 52-49 decision at Radford, Feb. 15, 2011 …

Adam Flagler picked up his fifth Big South Freshman-of-the-Week honors Feb. 25, for his second in a row ... He and Davon Bell also earned Player-of-the-Week Jan. 28, marking the first time in it’s DI history that PC has swept the league weekly honor ... Flagler has been named FOTW five times this year, tying a PC record ... DeSean Murray was honored five times in 2013-14 ...

Davon Bell shattered the PC DI record book with his career-high 15 assists in the first meeting against Winthrop … He recorded 13 in the second game against the Eagles ...

PC had two 20-point scorers in two games against UNC Asheville, in both games against Winthrop, and against Gardner-Webb, making it seven games this season the Blue Hose have had multiple players with over 20 points ...

The home Winthrop game marked the third time this season five different players have scored in double-figures, the last coming against Boyce and Radford … PC has had at least three players score in double-figures in 27 contests this year …

PC outscored High Point (1/10), Radford (1/12), and Gardner-Webb (2/27) in the second half, marking the third, fourth and fifth games of the season it has won the second-half battle but lost the game, the other games being UCLA and Dayton …

PC pulled down 54 rebounds against Trinity Baptist, which ranked third in the PC DI record book ... This season the Blue Hose are 12-3 when out-rebounding their opponent, the three losses coming against Dayton, Radford, and Charleston Southern ...

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 ...

Several Blue Hose are showing up in the Big South statistics (as of Mar. 5) ... Adam Flagler is 11th in scoring (15.6), Francois Lewis is 14th (14.8) ... He is also 3rd in FG% (.473) ... Cory Hightower is seventh in rebounding (6.3), while Davon Bell is first in assists with 6.1 ... Adam Flagler is second in three-pointers made (3.0) and in percentage (.390) ... JC Younger is fourth in three-pointers made (2.6) and first in percentage (.435) ... The assist/turnover ratio belongs to Davon Bell, who is first with 3.5 ...

In the NCAA national statistics PC is fifth in 3-pt fields attempts (910), sixth in assist/turnover ratio (1.6), seventh in 3-pt field goals per game (10.9), third in three-pointers made (348), and 10th in turnovers per game (10.0) ... Davon Bell is fourth in assist/turnover ratio (3.5), 15th in assists per game (6.3), and 10th in total assists (195) ...

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

Adam Flagler, with his 94 three-pointers made so far, is a PC season record ... Davon Bell broke the season mark in assists with 13 against Winthrop, he now has 193 ...

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 59 games with double-digit three-pointers, which includes a 15-game mark in 2007-08, and a 10-game mark last season ... PC has 22 double-digit three-pointer games this season ...

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 1.6 assist/turnover ratio would be season records as well ...

Davon Bell is averaging 6.3 assists per game, should he take that above 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 ...

With 11 assists against SFC Davon Bell moved into first in career assists at PC with 355 ... He now has 504 ... Bell is also just 19 steals from taking over the top career spot of 155 ...

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 ...