Radford outlasts Liberty 74-69
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP)—Art Parakhouski tallied his 21st double-double of the season, scoring 25 points and grabbing 14 rebounds, as Radford beat Liberty 74-69 on Tuesday night.
Parakhouski, who connected on 9 of 15 shots from the floor, had 14 first-half points for The Highlanders (15-11, 11-5 Big South Conference). Laz Trifunovic added 13 points and Joey Lynch-Flohr had 10 for the Highlanders, who shot 52 percent (26 of 50) from the field.
In the second half, Radford built its largest lead of the game at 49-41 lead with 14:26 left. But a 17-5 run put the Flames (13-14, 8-7) back ahead, 58-54, with 6:36 remaining.
The Highlanders answered with an 11-0 run, including Blake Smith’s 3-pointer with 5:26 left that put the Radford back out in front to stay.
Evan Gordon led the Flames with 17 points, Patrick Konan finished with 16 and Jesse Sanders added 11.