Halftime Report

Radford is on the road but looking no worse for wear. They have jumped out to a quick 31-30 lead against Winthrop.

If Radford keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 12-6 in no time. On the other hand, Winthrop will have to make due with a 12-7 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who's Playing

Radford Highlanders @ Winthrop Eagles

Current Records: Radford 11-6, Winthrop 12-6

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What to Know

We've got another exciting Big South matchup on schedule as the Radford Highlanders and the Winthrop Eagles are set to tip at 2:00 p.m. ET on January 13th at Winthrop Coliseum. Winthrop is favored, but seeing as the odds didn't stop Radford in their last game, maybe the team has another upset up their sleeve.

Longwood typically has all the answers at home, but on Thursday Radford proved too difficult a challenge. They walked away with a 69-58 win over the Lancers.

Meanwhile, Winthrop came tearing into Wednesday's match with three straight wins (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 20.3 points) and they left with even more momentum. They came out on top against the Blue Hose by a score of 81-71.

The Highlanders are on a roll lately: they've won nine of their last 12 games, which provided a nice bump to their 11-6 record this season. As for the Eagles, their win bumped their record up to 12-6.

The pair pleased both fans and bettors in their last matches by winning and covering the spread. As for their game on Saturday, Winthrop is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by five points. For those looking to play the spread, take note: Radford is a solid 6-2 against the spread when playing on the road.

Radford was able to grind out a solid win over Winthrop in their previous matchup back in March of 2023, winning 78-69. Will Radford repeat their success, or does Winthrop have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.


Winthrop is a 5-point favorite against Radford, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Eagles as a 4.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 139.5 points.

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Series History

Radford has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Winthrop.

  • Mar 03, 2023 - Radford 78 vs. Winthrop 69
  • Feb 04, 2023 - Radford 69 vs. Winthrop 66
  • Jan 11, 2023 - Radford 66 vs. Winthrop 52
  • Feb 09, 2022 - Winthrop 58 vs. Radford 48
  • Feb 12, 2021 - Winthrop 55 vs. Radford 47
  • Feb 11, 2021 - Winthrop 80 vs. Radford 64
  • Feb 10, 2020 - Radford 81 vs. Winthrop 77
  • Jan 20, 2020 - Winthrop 61 vs. Radford 56
  • Feb 21, 2019 - Radford 87 vs. Winthrop 81
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Radford 80 vs. Winthrop 61