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...
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. had 21 points as Radford topped Presbyterian 84-76 in the Big South Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday.
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...
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.
Keeling hits winning 3-pointer for Charleston Southern
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds to go and Charleston Southern rallied to defeat Presbyterian 85-84 on Wednesday night.
Keeling led the Buccaneers as they rallied from a 14-point deficit early in the second half. He scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, after halftime.
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.
Younger hits 6 3-pointers, Presbyterian beats USC Upstate
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — JC Younger scored 19 points with six 3-pointers, Davon Bell had 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists and Presbyterian beat South Carolina Upstate 68-59 on Monday for its third win in a row.
Adam Flagler, the Big South freshman of the week after averaging 21 points and 6.5 rebounds, added 13 points for Presbyterian (12-9, 4-2 Big South). The Blue Hose have their most wins since the 2011-12 team had 14 victories.
Flagler, Bell lead Presbyterian past Hampton 85-70
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Davon Bell scored 22 points, Adam Flagler added 21 points with eight rebounds and Presbyterian beat Hampton 85-70 on Wednesday night.
Romeo Crouch added 16 points as he and Bell made eight of Presbyterian's 10 3-point shots. Presbyterian (10-9, 2-2 Big South) led 35-33 and went on a 9-4 run over the last 2:50 to close the first half.
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.
Younger drops 9 treys, Presbyterian wallops VMI 103-70
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — JC Younger reached a career high with 30 points, including a school-record nine 3-pointers, Adam Flagler scored 25 points and Presbyterian walloped VMI 103-70 Wednesday night behind 62-percent shooting and a season-high 18 3-pointers.
Charleston Southern beats Presbyterian in Big South tourney
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ty Jones scored 17 points on 8-of-9 shooting and Charleston Southern opened the Big South Tournament with a 68-51 victory over Presbyterian on Tuesday night.
Jones scored 10 of Charleston Southern's 25 first-half points as the Buccaneers built a nine-point lead. The Blue Hose shot 32 percent and turned it over 11 times in the half.
Phlandrous Fleming Jr.'s third 3-pointer of the game extended Charleston Southern's lead to 60-40 with four minutes left.
Campbell controls Presbyterian for 72-56 win behind Clemons
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored 23 points and distributed nine assists and Damontez Oliver scored 13 and Campbell defeated Presbyterian 72-56 on Saturday to finish in fourth place in the Big South standings.
Hicks hits 5 3s, Radford beats Presbyterian 74-68 in OT
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Donald Hicks scored 15 points on a career-high tying five 3-pointers and Christian Bradford had 13 points to help Radford beat Presbyterian 74-68 in overtime on Sunday.
Carlik Jones added 12 points, Randy Phillips had nine points, 11 rebounds and two blocks and Ed Polite Jr. scored eight with 10 rebounds for Radford (17-12, 10-6 Big South).
Dillard scores 21, Presbyterian downs High Point 69-62
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Reggie Dillard scored 21 points with three 3-pointers, JC Younger added 17 points with four 3s, and Presbyterian beat High Point 69-62 on Thursday night to end a three-game skid.
Romeo Crouch scored 12 points with nine rebounds and Davon Bell added 11 points with nine assists for the Blue Hose (11-17, 4-11 Big South Conference), who outscored the Panthers 28-20 in the paint and shot 11 of 21 from 3-point range (52.4 percent).
Bell guides Presbyterian to 67-62 win over Longwood
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Davon Bell scored 18 points, handed out six assists and hit a pair of free throws with three seconds left to help Presbyterian hold off Longwood 67-62 on Thursday night.
Presbyterian turns backs Charleston Southern 57-59
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Davon Bell scored 19 points, Reggie Dillard had 17 and Presbyterian defeated Charleston Southern 57-49 on Wednesday night to end a 12-game losing streak in the series.
Bell had 13 points in the first half when the Blue Hose (9-13, 2-7 Big South Conference) shot 54 percent and opened a 33-26 lead. Dillard had 12 in the second half when Presbyterian held the Buccaneers (7-13, 2-7) to 27 percent shooting.
Cooks has 30th career double-double, Winthrop wins 81-68
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Xavier Cooks scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Josh Ferguson added 17 points and eight boards, and Winthrop beat Presbyterian 81-68 on Sunday.
Bjorn Broman made four 3-pointers and scored 13 points, and Anders Broman added 11 points for Winthrop (11-8, 5-3 Big South), which has won four straight. It was Cooks' 30th career double-double.
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.
Clemons, Eudy get Campbell to .500, beat Presbyterian 83-79
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons and Andrew Eudy combined to score 50 points to help power Campbell to its second straight Big South Conference victory, an 83-79 win at Presbyterian on Tuesday night to get to .500.
After opening conference play with losses to UNC Asheville and Gardner-Webb, the Camels beat defending champion Winthrop Saturday.
Presbyterian rallies to beat Longwood 78-65
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Francois Lewis scored 25 points with three 3-pointers and JC Younger's 3-pointer sparked a second-half run Presbyterian used to beat Longwood 78-65 on Wednesday night.
Reggie Dillard and Davon Bell scored 14 apiece for the Blue Hose (8-7, 1-1 Big South Conference), who made nine 3-pointers and shot 44.6 percent from the floor.
Dillard scores 34 points, Presbyterian tops Piedmont 77-60.
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Reggie Dillard hit 6 of 9 3-pointers and scored 34 points, both career highs, leading Presbyterian to a 77-60 win over D-III Piedmont on Thursday.
Dillard made all five of his 3s and had 19 points in the first half when the Blue Hose (7-6) opened a 45-33 lead. He finished with nine rebounds, four assists and was 6 of 7 from the foul line. Francois Lewis added 13 points and Davon Bell 10.
Dillard, Lewis combine for 49, Presbyterian tops SC State
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Reggie Dillard and Francois Lewis combined for 49 points to lead Presbyterian to its fourth straight victory, an 88-77 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday night.
Dillard and Lewis both had career highs with Dillard scoring 26 points and Lewis adding 23 while grabbing seven rebounds. JC Younger had 12 points and Davon Bell added 10 with four assists and two steals.
Bell with late 3 lets Presbyterian slip by NC A&T 73-70
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Davon Bell sank a 3-pointer with a second to play and Presbyterian slipped by North Carolina A&T 73-70 on Saturday afternoon.
Younger jumper lifts Presbyterian past UNC Greensboro, 74-72
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — JC Younger hit a jumper with a second left in the game to cap a furious comeback and lift Presbyterian to a 74-72 win over UNC Greensboro Tuesday night.
Kyrin Galloway hit a 3-pointer with 1:19 left to give UNC Greensboro a five-point lead, 72-67. The Blue Hose responded with a layup by Davon Bell and Ethan Kay's trey with :41 left tied the game at 72-72.
Kay’s 3 gives Presbyterian 75-73 win over Chicago State
BALTIMORE (AP) — Ethan Kay's sixth 3-pointer, with 28 seconds left, gave Presbyterian College a 75-73 win over Chicago State on Friday after the Panthers missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
After Kay, who was 6 of 11 from distance for 18 points, scored for the 11th lead change that put the Blue Hose up 74-73, Chicago State missed a 3. J.C. Younger made 1 of 2 free throws, giving the Panthers a final shot but Travon Bell missed a potential winner.
Vols capitalize on 28-0 run to trounce Presbyterian 88-53
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee gave up the first basket of the game and wouldn't allow Presbyterian to score again for nearly 10 minutes.
By the time the Blue Hose finally recovered, Tennessee had put the game well out of reach.
Admiral Schofield scored 22 points to match a career high Friday night as the Volunteers went on an early 28-0 run and breezed to an 88-53 season-opening victory.