Radford’s 68-54 win gives Greenberg his first coaching victory
RADFORD, Va. (AP)—Martell McDuffy had 21 points to lead Radford to a 68-54 win over Presbyterian Wednesday, giving new coach Brad Greenberg his first win on the college level.
McDuffy had eight points during a 12-0 run midway through the second half to put Radford (1-2) up by 11, a lead it did not surrender.
The Blue Hose (0-2) sank 8 of 13 3-pointers, 61.5 percent, in the first half. Back-to-back 3-pointers by Walt Allen and Pat Kiscaden sparked a 13-4 run that gave Presbyterian its biggest lead of the half, 21-11 with 8:10 remaining. The Blue Hose led 33-29 at the half.
Radford dominated in the paint, outscoring Presbyterian 18-8.
Amir Johnson added 11 points and 10 assists for the Highlanders.
Allen and Pierre Miller each had nine points for Presbyterian, which is moving from NCAA Division II to Division I.