Arkansas 75, Radford 55
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP)—Jonathan Modica had 22 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and six rebounds to lead Arkansas to a 75-55 victory over Radford on Saturday.
The Razorbacks (3-2) shot 14-of-30 from the field in the first half for 46.7 percent compared to the Highlanders’ 17.9 percent. Shooting improved slightly for Radford (3-2) in the second period, boosting to 29.7 percent from the floor.
Arkansas had two other players in the double digits, with Ronnie Brewer scoring 16 points and Charles Thomas with 12. Whit Holcomb-Faye led Radford with 18 points. Chris Oliver earned a double-double for the Highlanders with his 13 points and 15 rebounds.
The Razorbacks had 22 assists for the game compared to Radford’s eight. Radford was at 78.3 percent from the foul line for the game while Arkansas made 57.9 percent of its free throws. Arkansas went 0-for-9 in the first period from the 3-point line. The Razorbacks were able to convert Radford’s 12 turnovers into 11 points. Radford turned Arkansas’ 15 turnovers into nine points.
The Arkansas bench contributed 25 points. Radford’s bench scored 16 points. Both teams had 19 fouls. Radford’s Duane Ricks fouled out with 5:17 left in the game.