Franklin, Gardner lead No. 25 Virginia past Radford, 73-52

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Radford forward Dravon Mangum (20) is fouled by Virginia guard Reece Beekman (2) during an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Armaan Franklin scored 21 points, Jayden Gardner had 18 and No. 25 Virginia rediscovered its offense after a season-opening embarrassment, beating Radford 73-52.

Virginia was beaten by Navy on Tuesday night. This time the Cavaliers used a 24-5 first-half burst to take a 32-15 lead.

Radford forward Dravon Mangum (20) is fouled by Virginia guard Reece Beekman (2) during an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Radford never got closer than 15 points the rest of the way. Bryan Hart led Radford with 12 points.

Virginia outscored Radford 24-6 from the free-throw line.

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