To Be the Best, Big South Fave Radford Feels It At Least Needs To Play the Best

Posted by Mike Arrowsmith on August-22-2009 Add Comments

It almost seemed like something out of a dream for the Radford Highlanders basketball team (21-11). 

Just five months ago, the Radford student body was storming the court of the Dedmon Center after being crowned Big South Champions by virtue of defeating the VMI Cadets 108-94 in the final game of the tournament. 

The Highlanders earned an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament for only the second time in school history where they would face ACC powerhouse North Carolina Tarheels (34-4) in the first round. 

Unfortunately for Radford, the Tarheels dashed any hope the Highlanders had for an upset with a 101-58 drubbing. 

North Carolina was clearly the better team in almo...

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