Mike Young: Radford High School Graduate Named New Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Virginia Tech announced on the evening of April 7 that they hired Mike Young, a Radford High School graduate as the Virginia Tech Hokies next head coach.

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Season Recap: Highlander Women’s Basketball 2019 Season Ends In Maryland

The Radford University women’s basketball team has officially concluded the 2018-19 season after their loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

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Basketball: Radford Gets #22 Spot in New NCAA’s NET Ranking System

In the NCAA’s first-ever NET rankings, Radford Men’s basketball team checked in at #22 out of 353 teams in Division 1 basketball.

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Radford Sports Recap of the week

In a week dominated by the weather, making multiple games postponed or even cancellated but there was still a fair bit going on in the world of Highlander sports. The frigid and snow-covered week of sports began with the Women’s golf team shooting their season-low total as a team of 313 at the Bobby Nichol’s Intercollegiate tournament in Sevierville, Tennessee.

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Radford Claims Its First-Ever NCAA Tournament Win by Defeating LIU Brooklyn

After surprisingly winning the Northeast Conference, LIU Brooklyn was coming off a five-game winning streak when they faced Radford in a play-in game for a spot in the East Region. The winner would play Villanova University, the number one seed in the region. Even though the Blackbirds were on a win streak, the Highlanders were on a seven-game winning streak coming fresh off a game-winning buzzer beater by Carlik Jones to win the conference tournament over Liberty University.

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