ITHACA, N.Y. -- R.J. Price scored 24 points to lead Radford to an 86-71 win over Cornell Monday night.
Radford (4-1) hit 54.2% of its field goal attempts, making 8 of 17 3-pointers, while limiting Cornell (0-7) to 43.8% from the field.
Cornell led early when Robert Hatter hit a 3-pointer and added a field goal for a 7-6 lead, but a Green layup gave the Highlanders an 8-7 advantage at the 15:36 mark of the first period. Cornell managed to stay close until midway of the first half, but Radford pulled away until the Highlanders had a commanding 43-22 lead at the break. Cornell could never close the gap in the second period.
Devin Cherry led Cornell with 19 points. Hatter contributed 18 points with 6 assists.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.