RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Blake Smith scored 15 points and Art Parakhouski grabbed 17 rebounds to help Radford defeat High Point 77-63 on Sunday.
The Highlanders (13-10, 9-4 Big South Conference) shot 52.9 percent (27 of 51), while holding the Panthers (11-12, 6-6) to 30.3 percent shooting (20-for-66).
High Point made just seven field goals in the second half after leading 38-37 at halftime.
Nick Barbour made three free throws with 1 second left in the first half to put the Panthers up by one. High Point then took a 41-39 lead on a 3 by Eugene Harris with 18:22 to go.
Radford answered with a 9-2 run and took the lead for good, 48-43, on Smith's free throw with 15:17 remaining.
Parakhouski, who had six blocks, also had 12 points for his 19th double-double of the season.
Harris and Barbour finished with 19 points each for the Panthers, who were outscored 40-25 in the second half.