The Radford Highlanders and James Madison Dukes face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at Atlantic Union Bank Center.
What Radford Offense Will Show Up?
Radford comes into this game with a 2-2 record overall but they were defeated in the last game. Radford faced off against VCU in the last game and the offense only scored 50 points. Kenyon Giles had a strong game putting up 19 points and two assists. Radford on the season is averaging 67.5 points while their defense is giving up 67 points per game. The offense is ranked 293rd in the league while the defense is ranked 144th. Kenyon Giles is averaging 18 points while shooting 44.8 percent from the field.
James Madison Offense is Elite
James Madison comes into this game with a 3-0 record overall and the offense has been elite heading into this game. James Madison faced off against Kent State and they scored 113 points and in the last game Howard they were able to secure the 107–86 victory. Julien Wooden had a strong game putting up 22 points and three rebounds. James Madison is averaging 99.7 points while their defense is giving up 90 points per game. The offense is ranked 7th in the league while the defense is ranked 354th. In this game, James Madison is going to need to run up the score here.
Shane’s Free Pick
James Madison is averaging 99.7 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score. Radford’s offense is averaging 293rd in the league and they are going to have no issue running up the score. James Madison scored 107 points in the last game and they are going to get close to 100 points here. Radford isn’t going to keep up and James Madison is going to cover the spread.