Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball drops another close decision at PC

CLINTON, SC Presbyterian pulled away in the final five minutes and recorded a 60-51 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Wednesday night at Templeton Center. The Blue Hose improve to 16-10 overall and 7-6 in the SAC, while Catawba falls to 9-17 and 4-9. For Presbyterian, Johann Collins (Raleigh, NC) and Melvin Smith (Roanoke, VA) each had 10 points to lead the way. The teams were tied at 11-11 in the low scoring contest with 8:27 to go in the opening half, but the Blue Hose closed the stanza on a 14-5 run to take a 25-16 edge to the break. Catawba would start strong in the final half and with a 13-4 run tied the game at 29-29 on a three-point play by Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, NC) with 15:52 remaining. The teams would battle back and forth until Presbyterian closed the game on a 17-8 run. The Blue Hose hit on 5-of-6 free throws in the final minute to seal the win. The Indians hit on just 28.6% in the opening half and just 36.5% for the game, while Presbyterian canned 51% of its attempts. The Blue Hose also held a 37-25 edge on the boards. Helgi Magnusson led the Catawba scoring with 14 points and added five rebounds. Duke Phipps (Newport News, VA) had nine points and seven boards. #####

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«January 2017»
January 4

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 81-45

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 77-83

January 8

Basketball (W) vs. BREVARD 80-64

Basketball (M) vs. BREVARD 81-46

January 11

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 51-59

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 82-97

January 14

Swimming MEN vs. WINGATE 81-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE 69-116

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 66-70

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 80-101

January 18

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 70-52

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 100-99

January 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. SWIMMING 107-141

Swimming MEN vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 128-130

January 21

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 80-51

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 84-71

January 25

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

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

January 28

Swimming @ Barton w/Randolph Macon 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.


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