Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball has season end with loss to Presbyterian

SALISBURY, NC -- Presbyterian College led wire-to-wire and knocked off third-seeded Catawba 83-74 in the first round of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Menís Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym. The Blue Hose will advance to face Wingate in a Friday nightís semifinal at Catawba Valley Community College. Presbyterian improves to 12-15 on the year, while the Indians end their season at 19-8.Presbyterian jumped out to an 11-3 edge after five minutes and led by as many as 13 in the opening half. The Blue Hose scorched the nets in the opening half, hitting on 14-of-22 shots (63.6%), including 5-of-7 from three-point range. Catawba shot just 13-of-35 (37.3%) in the opening half. The Indians cut the Blue Hose lead to one on several occasions in the second half, but could never get the game tied. An early second half run led by the five Catawba seniors cut the margin to 48-47 after a jumper by B.J. Robertson (High Point, NC) with 12:54 left. JarMark Parker (Greensboro, NC) twice cut the lead to a point, once a jumper at the 9:06 mark and again by hitting one of two free throws with 6:07 remaining at 60-59. Each time the Tribe got close Presbyterian would hit a key shot. Andrew Dellinger (Mauertown, VA) and Jeff Whittle (Strausburg, VA) each hit three-pointers with the lead down to a single possession and after Parkerís free throw, Rod Isom (Anderson, SC) converted a three-point play to put the Blue Hose back up 63-59 at the 5:49 mark. After a pair of Catawba free throws, Isom scored four straight and Preston Davis (Charlotte, NC) added a jumper to push the Presbyterian advantage to 69-61 with 3:58 left. Kevin Petty (Sanford, NC) answered with a three-pointer for Catawba, but that was a close as the Indians would get. The Blue Hose scored six straight to push the lead to 11 with just 1:21 remaining. Chuck Rayford (Greenville, SC) scored 33 points to lead the Blue Hose, who shot 62.5% for the game and canned 9-of-14 three pointers. Whittle followed with 15, while Dellinger added 14. Terrence Hamilton (Dillon, SC) led Catawba with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Petty had 16 and Robertson 10. #######

Today's Events

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC),
Softball vs. Lincoln Memorial, 10:00Stats
Tennis (W) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH, noon
Tennis (M) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH, noon
Softball @ Armstrong, 12:30VideoStats
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman, 2:00Audio
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman, 4:00Audio

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February 3

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 75-62

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 105-98

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February 5

Lacrosse (M) @ Guilford (Exhib.) 6 p.m.

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February 6

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC) 

Softball vs. Lincoln Memorial 10 a.m.

Tennis (W) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH noon

Tennis (M) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH noon

Softball @ Armstrong 12:30 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 4 p.m.

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February 7

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC) 

Softball @ Armstrong 11 a.m.

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February 8

Softball vs. GLENVILLE ST. 1 p.m.

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February 10

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Softball vs. PFEIFFER 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. PFEIFFER 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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February 11

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Tennis (W) vs. PFEIFFER 2 p.m.

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February 12

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

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February 13

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. Valdosta State 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 4 p.m.

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February 14

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

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February 16

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

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February 17

Baseball @ Winston-Salem St. 5 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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February 19

Softball vs. Belmont Abbey 4 p.m.

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February 20

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 9 a.m.

Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. BREVARD 2 p.m.

Softball vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. BREVARD 4 p.m.

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February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Softball vs. Columbus State 3 p.m.

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February 22

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

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February 23

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

Tennis (W) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

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February 24

Softball @ Limestone 1:30 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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February 26

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

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February 27

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 3 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 4 p.m.

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February 28

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

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February 29

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV. (Salisbury CC)

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