Longwood Lancers (15-6, 7-1 Big South) vs. Radford Highlanders (12-9, 6-2 Big South)
Radford, Va.; Thursdays at 7 p.m. ET
Bottom line: Radford faces the Longwood Lancers after DaQuan Smith’s 95-80 win over the High Point Panthers.
The Highlanders lead 7-1 at home. Radford has a 6-5 record.
The Lancers beat their opponents in the Great South 7-1. Longwood finished second in the Big South with 33.2 rebounds per game, led by Isaiah Wilkins with 5.8 rebounds per game.
Thursday’s matchup is the first meeting between the two teams in the divisional round this season.
Top performer: Smith shot 41.7 percent from beyond the arc, averaging 13.3 points per game on 2.1 threes per game for the Highlanders. Kenyon-Giles is averaging 10.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting for Redford over his past 10 games.
Wilkins averaged 12.8 points and 5.8 rebounds for the Lancers. Over his past 10 games, Deshaun Wade is averaging 2.0 three-pointers per game for Longwood.
Last 10 games: Highlanders: 6-4, averaging 67.9 points, 32.6 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 7.0 steals and 3.0 blocks on 45.3 percent shooting. Their opponents are averaging 63.4 points per game.
Lancers: 9 wins and 1 loss, averaging 73.7 points, 33.9 rebounds, 10.9 assists, 7.4 steals and 2.3 blocks per game, shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 64.1 points per game.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data provided by Sportradar.