2019–20 Radford Highlanders men's basketball team

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2019–20 Radford Highlanders men's basketball
Radford Highlanders logo.png
ConferenceBig South Conference
2019–20 record3–5 ( Big South)
Head coachMike Jones (9th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaDedmon Center
Seasons
2019–20 Big South men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Campbell 0 0       6 2   .750
UNC Asheville 0 0       4 3   .571
Charleston Southern 0 0       4 5   .444
Winthrop 0 0       4 5   .444
Hampton 0 0       4 6   .400
Longwood 0 0       4 6   .400
Radford 0 0       3 5   .375
Gardner–Webb 0 0       3 6   .333
High Point 0 0       2 7   .222
Presbyterian 0 0       2 8   .200
USC Upstate 0 0       2 8   .200
2020 Big South Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2019–20 Radford Highlanders men's basketball team represents Radford University in the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Highlanders, led by ninth-year head coach Mike Jones, play their home games at the Dedmon Center in Radford, Virginia, as members of the Big South Conference.

Previous season[edit]

The Highlanders finished the 2018–19 season 22–11 overall, 12–4 in Big South play to finish as regular season co-champions, alongside Campbell. In the Big South Tournament, they defeated Presbyterian in the quarterfinals[1], Charleston Southern in the semifinals[2], before falling to Gardner–Webb in the championship game.[3]

Roster[edit]

2019–20 Radford Highlanders men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Devin Hutchinson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Charlotte, North Carolina
G 1 Carlik Jones 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Jr Cincinnati, Ohio
G 2 Quinton Morton-Robertson 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Fr Radford, Virginia
G 3 Cle'von Greene 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Yorktown, Virginia
G 4 Josiah Jeffers 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 lb (73 kg) So Burlington, North Carolina
G 5 Donald Hicks 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Chesapeake, Virginia
G/F 10 Miles Jones 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Radford, Virginia
G 11 Travis Fields, Jr. 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sr Portsmouth, Virginia
G 12 John Caldwell 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Sr Spartanburg, South Carolina
F 13 Leroy Butts IV 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Washington, D.C.
F 14 Chyree Walker 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS So Fairfax, Virginia
C 15 Devonnte Holland 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Sr Martinsville, Virginia
F 20 Dravon Mangum 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Roxboro, North Carolina
21 Kobe Tigney
Fr
C 22 Lewis Djonkam 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) RS So Springfield, Virginia
G 24 Jordan Hemphill 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Rogers, Arkansas
F 30 Devine Eke 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) GS Plainfield, New Jersey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: October 9, 2019

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 2, 2019*
6:00 pm
Randolph W 75–48 
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
Non-conference regular season
November 8, 2019*
7:00 pm
at Liberty L 60–66  0–1
Vines Center (7,872)
Lynchburg, VA
November 12, 2019*
7:00 pm
Bridgewater W 91–40  1–1
Dedmon Center (1,360)
Radford, VA
November 15, 2019*
7:00 pm
at Georgia Southern L 73–76  1–2
Hanner Fieldhouse (1,599)
Statesboro, GA
November 19, 2019*
8:00 pm
at Northwestern W 56–67  2–2
Welsh–Ryan Arena (4,834)
Evanston, IL
November 22, 2019*
7:00 pm
at Bradley L 70–61  2–3
Carver Arena (5,167)
Peoria, IL
November 26, 2019*
7:30 pm, ESPN+
at Monmouth L 63–80  2–4
OceanFirst Bank Center (1,388)
West Long Branch, NJ
December 4, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
James Madison W 94–71  3–4
Dedmon Center (1,879)
Radford, VA
December 7, 2019*
4:00 pm
UNC Greensboro L 58–60  3–5
Dedmon Center (1,491)
Radford, VA
December 14, 2019*
2:00 pm
vs. Duquesne   
Willoughby Gymnasium 
Akron, OH
December 18, 2019*
8:00 pm
at Mississippi State   
Humphrey Coliseum 
Starkville, MS
December 22, 2019*
3:30 pm
vs. Richmond   
Entertainment and Sports Arena 
Washington, D.C.
December 29, 2019*
4:00 pm
Central Penn   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
Big South Conference regular season
January 4, 2020
4:30 pm
High Point   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
January 8, 2020
7:00 pm
at Gardner–Webb   
Paul Porter Arena 
Boiling Springs, NC
January 11, 2020
2:00 pm
Campbell   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
January 16, 2020
at USC Upstate   
G. B. Hodge Center 
Spartanburg, SC
January 18, 2020
4:00 pm
at Presbyterian   
Templeton Physical Education Center 
Clinton, SC
January 20, 2020
7:00 pm
Winthrop   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
January 23, 2020
6:00 pm
at UNC Asheville   
Kimmel Arena 
Asheville, NC
January 25, 2020
4:00 pm
Hampton   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
January 30, 2020
7:00 pm
at Longwood   
Willett Hall 
Farmville, VA
February 1, 2020
4:00 pm
Charleston Southern   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
February 8, 2020
7:00 pm
at High Point   
Millis Athletic Convocation Center 
High Point, NC
February 10, 2020
7:00 pm
at Winthrop   
Winthrop Coliseum 
Rock Hill, SC
February 13, 2020
7:00 pm
Presbyterian   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
February 15, 2020
4:30 pm
at Campbell   
Gore Arena 
Buies Creek, NC
February 20, 2020
7:00 pm
UNC Asheville   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
February 22, 2020
4:30 pm
USC Upstate   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
February 27, 2020
7:00 pm
at Hampton   
Hampton Convocation Center 
Hampton, VA
February 29, 2020
4:00 pm
Gardner–Webb   
Dedmon Center 
Radford, VA
Big South Tournament
March 3–8, 2020
  
 
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern.

Source[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RADFORD CATCHES FIRE FROM DEEP; DEFEATS NO. 7 PRESBYTERIAN 84-76". Radford University Athletics. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  2. ^ "HIGHLANDERS COME BACK AGAINST NO. 6 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN; ADVANCE TO BIG SOUTH TITLE GAME". Radford University Athletics. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "RADFORD FALLS TO GARDNER-WEBB IN BIG SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP". Radford University Athletics. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  4. ^ "2019–20 Men's Basketball Schedule". Radford University Athletics. Retrieved October 9, 2019.