Robert Morris, Presbyterian meet in CIT second round
Presbyterian (19-15) vs. Robert Morris (18-16)
CIT Second Round, UPMC Events Center, Moon Township, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 12 p.m. EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — Cory Hightower had 18 points as Presbyterian edged past Seattle 73-68 in the CIT first round on Wednesday night. Davon Bell added 17 points for the Blue Hose, while Adam Flagler...
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling had 25 points as Charleston Southern topped Presbyterian 72-65 on Saturday in a Big South Conference regular-season finale.
Lewis leads Presbyterian past UNC-Asheville 71-55
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Francois Lewis had 22 points as Presbyterian got past UNC-Asheville 71-55 on Saturday. Adam Flagler added 21 points for the Blue Hose. Flagler also had 10 rebounds for the...
Bell scores 20 to lead Presbyterian over Campbell 76-71
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Davon Bell had 20 points as Presbyterian won its ninth consecutive home game, edging past Campbell 76-71 on Saturday.
Bell hit 13 of 14 from the free-throw line. He added nine assists.
JC Younger had 17 points for Presbyterian (16-12, 8-5 Big South Conference). Adam Flagler added 14 points and seven assists. Cory Hightower had 10 points and eight rebounds for the hosts.
Pickett leads Winthrop past Presbyterian 93-85
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adam Pickett had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Winthrop defeated Presbyterian 93-85 on Wednesday night.
Nych Smith added 22 points for the Eagles. Pickett made 9 of 11 shots.
Bjorn Broman had 19 points for Winthrop (17-8, 9-3 Big South Conference). Charles Falden added 14 points.
Lewis carries Presbyterian over Gardner-Webb 103-101 in OT
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Francois Lewis had 29 points, including three straight free throws in the final second of overtime as Presbyterian extended its home winning streak to eight games, edging past Gardner-Webb 103-101 on Saturday.
Davon Bell added 21 points for the Blue Hose. Bell also had eight assists for the Blue Hose.
Cory Hightower had 16 points and seven rebounds for Presbyterian (15-11, 7-4 Big South Conference). Adam Flagler added 13 points.
Presbyterian gets a rare win over UNC-Asheville, 67-44
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Francois Lewis scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Presbyterian held UNC-Asheville to just 14 made baskets to post a 67-44 Big South Conference victory Thursday night.
The victory was Presbyterian's eighth win over the Bulldogs in 31 tries and the first for second-year coach Dustin Kerns. The Blue Hose now have won nine of their 11 home games.
Presbyterian hits 13 from long range, beats Winthrop 99-91
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Adam Flagler made six 3-pointers and scored 28 points to lead Presbyterian to a 99-91 victory over Winthrop on Saturday.
The game was tied at 76 with seven minutes to play. Francois Lewis' 3-pointer capped a 16-6 surge and the Blue Hose led 92-82 with 1:08 left. Winthrop pulled within six points twice in the final minute.
Flagler, Hightower help Presbyterian beat Longwood 71-64
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Adam Flagler had 21 points, Cory Hightower added 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Presbyterian defeated Longwood 71-64 on Saturday.
Romeo Crouch had 14 points and six rebounds for Presbyterian (11-9, 3-2 Big South Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory.
Shabooty Phillips had 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Lancers (12-8, 2-3). Isaiah Walton added 11 points.
Polite has season-high 22 in Radford’s 79-77 win
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored a season-high 22 points and Radford edged Presbyterian 79-77 on Saturday to remain unbeaten in the Big South.
Polite shot 8 of 16 from the field, 4 of 6 from the arc and had nine rebounds and three steals for the Highlanders (11-6, 4-0), who won their fourth straight and are now 7-0 at home.
Carlik Jones made two free throws for a 71-69 lead with three minutes left. A Caleb Tanner 3-pointer started a 7-2 run for a six-point lead with 20 seconds left.
Presbyterian holds off SC Upstate 64-61 for 3rd straight win
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Francois Lewis scored 16 points, Cory Hightower had 13 points and eight rebounds and Presbyterian beat Big South newcomer South Carolina Upstate 64-61 on Saturday in a conference opener.
With PC ahead by three, Hightower' shot in the paint rolled out and USC Upstate got it to midcourt to call a timeout with 18.9 seconds left. The Spartans passed it around the arc and Deion Holmes' long 3-pointer hit the back of the iron.
Hawkins 27, Jordan’s key FTs; St. Francis tops Presbyterian
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Chauncey Hawkins scored 27 points with four 3-pointers, Jalen Jordan sank a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining and St. Francis (Brooklyn) edged Presbyterian 90-86 Wednesday night in a game that saw five ties and 13 lead changes.
Lewis scores 18, Presbyterian hits 16 3s in win over Welch
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Francois Lewis made 7 of 9 from the field and led five Presbyterian players in double figures with 18 points to help the Blue Hose beat Welch 109-57 on Monday night.
Cory Hightower and Romeo Crouch scored 16 points apiece, JC Younger added 15 and Jamie Baker had 12 points for Presbyterian (2-1).