This Sunday, the Radford Highlanders will head to the Ocean Center to take on the Tarleton State Texans. The Radford Highlanders will enter this game against the Tarleton State Texans following a heartbreaking one-point loss against the Campbell Fighting Camels on March 1st which resulted in a final score of 72-71. The Radford Highlanders have now lost four of their last six games played.
The Radford Highlanders had a very successful season as they finished with an overall record of 19-14 which earned them the 3rd spot in the Big South Conference standings. The Highlanders best player this season is without a doubt DaQuan Smith as he has been the backbone to this team all year long. Smith finished the year with an average of 30.1 minutes, 13.8 points, and 3.2 rebounds per game this season.
The Tarleton State Texans will enter this game against the Radford Highlanders following an embarrassing loss against the Utah Valley Wolverines on March 9th which resulted in a final score of 72-58. Despite the loss against the Utah Valley Wolverines, the Tarleton Texans finished their season strong as they won three of their last four games played.
The Texans overall didn't have a great season as they finished 6th in the Western Athletic Conference with a record of 17-16, only one loss away from a win percentage of .500. The Texans don’t exactly have any superstars in their lineup but one player definitely stands out amongst the rest. Freddy Hicks was a difference maker this season for the Texans as he averaged 29.8 minutes, 15.5 points, and 5.8 rebounds per game this season.