South Carolina Upstate vs. Radford – Women’s College Basketball Game Preview – Jan. 28, 2023

The South Carolina Upstate Spartans (8-11, 5-3 Big South) headed to a conference matchup against the Radford Highlanders (8-12, 4-5 Big South) at Dedmon on Saturday, January 28, 2023 Center Matchup begins at 2:00 p.m. ET. Radford lost 68-60 to Longwood in the team’s last game on Wednesday. Olivia Wagner scored a team-high 17 points in the loss. Trinity Johnson’s team lead of 18 points wasn’t enough in her final action in South Carolina Upstate’s 81-56 loss to Gardner-Webb on Wednesday. Watch live games for more than 25 women’s collegiate basketball conferences this season on ESPN+ and explore the Division 1 top 25 rankings here.

Radford team stats

Radford goes into the matchup averaging 63.4 points per game, 0.8 more than South Carolina Upstate’s 62.6 allows per contest. The Highlanders are 6-4 in games in which they scored more than 63 points. The Highlanders are turning the ball fewer times than their opponents this season, forcing 15.4 takeaways per game while surrendering the basketball just 18.2 times per contest. South Carolina Upstate is 7-11 this season in games where they commit more than 15 turnovers.

South Carolina Upstate Team Stats

South Carolina Upstate goes into Saturday’s matchup averaging 51.1 points per game, 12.1 down from the 63.2 Radford gives up per contest. If they score more than 63 goals, the Spartans are 3-0 this season. The Spartans make 65.5 percent of their free throws as a team, the ninth-best mark in the Great South. Johnson hits 3.1 free throws per game to lead South Carolina Upstate while knocking down 68 percent of her attempts at the line.

Radford players to watch

Ashlyn Traylor’s 12.8 points and 3.2 assists per game are both team-highs for Radford. Rachel LaLonde contributes to the Highlanders with 9.3 points and 8.5 rebounds, and Vanessa Blake is averaging 8.4 points per game. Averaging a 1.3, Ashley Panem made three-point shooters competitive, Radford’s most prolific three-point shooter while firing 41 percent of her shots from beyond the arc.Player stats reflect 20 out of 20 games this season.

South Carolina State Players to Watch

South Carolina Upstate’s top scorer Rebekah Gordon averages 9.9 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Isabella Geraci leads the Spartans with 7.5 rebounds per game and adds 9.8 points, while Johnson leads the team with 3.1 assists per game and an average of 8.8 points. Geraci is the top shooter for downtown South Carolina Upstate. She leads the team in made threes per game and hits 1.1 Treys per fight (that accounts for 36 percent of her attempts).Player stats reflect 19 out of 19 games this season.Powered by Data Skrive


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