Gardner-Webb beats Radford 76-65, makes NCAA Tournament
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — DJ Laster's best game ensured it wouldn't be his last.
Laster scored a career-high 32 points and Gardner-Webb took command with a first-half run and beat Radford 76-65 on...
Gardner-Webb faces Radford in Big South finals
Gardner-Webb (22-11, 13-6) vs. Radford (22-10, 14-4)
Big South Conference Tourney Championship, Dedmon Center, Radford, Virginia; Sunday, 12 p.m. EDT
Gardner-Webb meets Campbell in Big South semis
Gardner-Webb (21-11, 12-6) vs. Campbell (20-11, 13-4)
Big South Conference Tourney Semifinals, John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina; Friday, 8 p.m....
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi had 25 points as Gardner-Webb defeated High Point 75-69 in the Big South Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Gardner-Webb meets High Point in quarters
No. 5 seed High Point (16-14, 9-7) vs. No. 4 seed Gardner-Webb (20-11, 11-6)
Big South Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina;...
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — DJ Laster had 21 points as Gardner-Webb stretched its home win streak to 14 games, topping Longwood 66-47 on Saturday.
Longwood seeks revenge on Gardner-Webb
Longwood (15-15, 5-10) vs. Gardner-Webb (19-11, 10-6)
Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, North Carolina; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Longwood seeks revenge on Gardner-Webb after...
Laster leads Gardner-Webb past Presbyterian 78-70
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — DJ Laster had 23 points as Gardner-Webb won its 13th consecutive home game, defeating Presbyterian 78-70 on Wednesday night.
Gardner-Webb looks for home win vs Presbyterian
Presbyterian (17-12, 9-5) vs. Gardner-Webb (18-11, 9-6)
Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, North Carolina; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Gardner-Webb looks for its sixth straight...
Madison lifts High Point over Gardner-Webb 87-79
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Madison had a career-high 23 points plus 12 rebounds as High Point defeated Gardner-Webb 87-79 on Saturday night.
Gardner-Webb looks to sweep High Point
Gardner-Webb (18-10, 9-5) vs. High Point (14-13, 7-6)
Millis Center, High Point, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: High Point seeks revenge on Gardner-Webb after...
Jamison lifts Gardner-Webb over UNC-Asheville 65-55
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Jamison had 17 points off the bench to lift Gardner-Webb to a 65-55 win over UNC Asheville on Thursday night.
David Efianayi had 15 points and three blocks for...
Efianayi lifts Gardner-Webb past Winthrop 64-60
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi had 18 points as Gardner-Webb won its 12th consecutive home game, holding off Winthrop 64-60 on Saturday.
Nate Johnson had 14 points for Gardner-Webb (17-10, 8-5 Big South Conference). Eric Jamison added seven rebounds.
Efianayi leads Gardner-Webb past Charleston Southern 77-74
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi scored a career-high 33 points and had six rebounds as Gardner-Webb edged Charleston Southern 77-74 on Wednesday night.
Efianayi was 11 of 18 from the field including four from distance for the Bulldogs (16-10, 7-5 Big South Conference). Jose Perez added 12 points, Eric Jamison Jr. had 11 points and six rebounds and Nate Johnson had 10 points and eight rebounds.
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.
Johnson lifts Gardner-Webb over UNC-Asheville 82-81 in OT
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi scored 23 points with five 3-pointers, Nate Johnson scored five of his 15 points in overtime, and Gardner-Webb beat UNC-Asheville 82-81 on Saturday for its ninth straight win at home.
Turner, Gardner-Webb beat Hampton 87-74 in OT
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jose Perez had 21 points and a season-high 11 rebounds and Christian Turner scored seven of his eight points after regulation to help Gardner-Webb beat Hampton 87-74 in overtime Saturday night for coach Tim Craft's 100th career win.
DJ Laster finished with 17 points and nine rebounds, David Efianayi had 16 points and six assists and Nate Johnson scored 15 for Gardner-Webb (12-7, 2-2 Big South).
Campbell wins Big South opener behind Clemons’ 27 points
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored 27 points with 4 of 12 3-pointers and Campbell rallied to beat Gardner-Webb 72-61 in Saturday night's Big South Conference opener.
Andrew Eudy scored 11 and grabbed 10 rebounds and made five assists and Jordan Whitfield added 13 points for the Fighting Camels (8-7, 1-0), who scored 18 points off of 14 forced turnovers.
Gardner-Webb uses big run to defeat Wake Forest 73-69
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi scored 15 points, Jose Perez added 14, and Gardner-Webb beat Wake Forest 73-69 on Saturday.
The Runnin' Bulldogs (10-5) took control of what had been a close game with a 19-2 run in the middle of the second half. D.J. Laster scored eight of his 12 points during that span of 7:42, which saw the visitors turn a 5-point deficit into a 54-42 lead.
Gardner-Webb sets scoring record in 106-29 win over Brevard
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — DJ Laster scored 18 points to lead five teammates in double-figure scoring and Gardner-Webb beat Division III Brevard College 106-29 on Wednesday night to win its seventh straight.
Gardner-Webb notched both its largest margin of victory and fewest points allowed since moving into Division I in 2000.
Gardner-Webb steamrolls Johnson & Wales 102-55
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi hit three 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Jose Perez finished with 16 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals to propel Gardner-Webb to a 102-55 victory over Division III-member Johnson & Wales (NC) on Saturday.
Big offensive day helps Gardner-Webb beat Bob Jones 105-37
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi had 20 points and eight assists to help Gardner-Webb beat Bob Jones 105-37 on Thursday.
Jose Perez added 18 points on 7-for-8 shooting for the Runnin' Bulldogs (5-5), who shot 51 percent and had five players in double figures. Gardner-Webb never trailed, leading 53-18 by halftime and pushing that margin to 73 points late.
Gardner-Webb dominates in 97-60 win over Savannah State
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jose Perez scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Nate Johnson added 15 points and Gardner-Webb dominated down low in beating Savannah State 97-60 on Saturday.
DJ Laster scored 14 points, David Efianayi had 13 and Justin Jenkins 12 for the Runnin' Bulldogs (4-5), who held the Tigers to 28 percent shooting and outscored them 48-14 in the paint.
Gardner-Webb gets 1st win, blasts Savannah State, 97-77
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Jose Perez and David Efianayi combined to score 43 points and Gardner-Webb burst into the win column with a convincing 97-77 win over Savannah State on Friday night.
The Runnin' Bulldogs opened the season with four straight road games, dropping the first three at VCU, No. 15 Virginia Tech and in overtime at Furman Tuesday. They have a week off before their home opener against Eastern Michigan.
Gardner-Webb beats Big South champ UNC Asheville 72-61
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Liam O'Reilly made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and Gardner-Webb defeated Big South champion UNC Asheville 72-61 on Saturday in a regular-season finale.
UNC Asheville (20-11, 13-5) clinched the outright title earlier in the day when Winthrop lost to Charleston Southern.
Zeck’s putback gives Gardner-Webb 63-61 victory
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Patrick Zeck's putback with 11.4 seconds left lifted Gardner-Webb to a 63-61 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
David Efianayi missed a short jumper but Zeck was there for the follow from the center of the paint.
Charleston Southern's Christian Keeling hit a 3-pointer with 48 seconds left then Cortez Mitchell made a steal under the Buccaneers basket and laid the ball in for a 61-all tie after trailing by 14 in the second half.
Gardner-Webb closes on 17-4 run, beats Longwood 60-57
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jaheam Cornwall scored six of his 11 second-half points as Gardner-Webb closed the game on a 17-4 run to beat Longwood 60-57 on Saturday.
Cornwall finished with 17 points on 7-of-7 shooting, including three 3-pointers. David Efianayi added 20 points and D.J. Laster scored 11 for Gardner-Webb (11-12, 6-4 Big South).
Laster scores 24, Gardner-Webb holds off Presbyterian 61-53
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — DJ Laster scored 24 points, making 10 of 14 shots, as Gardner-Webb edged past Presbyterian 61-53 Thursday night to remain perfect on its home floor.
David Efianayi added 16 points for Gardner-Webb (10-10, 5-2 Big South Conference), which has won eight in a row at home this season.
Gardner-Webb holds off Radford for 59-54 win
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Liam O'Reilly scored 17 points, David Efianayi added 12 more and Gardner-Webb hung on Friday night for a 59-54 win over Radford to move into a tie for first place in the Big South Conference.
Gardner-Webb (9-9, 4-1) held Radford to just 16 points in the opening half but had to scramble late in the second as the Highlanders rallied with a 20-8 run to trim the deficit to 56-54 with under a minute to play.
Efianayi scores 23; Gardner-Webb beats High Point 62-54
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi scored 23 points and Gardner-Webb cruised to a 62-45 victory over High Point on Tuesday night.
Gardner-Webb (8-9, 3-1 Big South Conference) is 6-0 at home after rebounding from a 79-73 loss at Longwood on Saturday that snapped a four-game win streak.
Efianayi was 7-of-12 shooting and had a game-high four steals. Liam O'Reilly added 14 points for the Bulldogs.