PRESBYTERIAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Spangler feeling at home in Presbyterian return

(STATS) - Presbyterian will play seven home games in coach Tommy Spangler's return this year, the most in the program's 103-year history. Spangler has begun his second stint guiding the Blue Hose, who last season finished 2-9, including 1-4 in the Big South. After opening at Wake Forest on Aug. 31 and two-time defending Southern Conference champion The Citadel on Sept. 9, Presbyterian...
Via FOX Sports
January 25, 2017

All-Big South Conference Performer DeSean Murray Reportedly Transferring From Presbyterian

DeSean Murray will reportedly transfer after two years at Presbyterian. (Brian Wilmer/CHD)Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmattersComing off a Big South tournament performance in which he scored 41 points in two games, including a buzzer-beater to seal a 55-54, first-round victory over Radford, Presbyterian forward DeSean Murray will reportedly be transferring from Presbyterian.The news...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Winthrop Wins Slugfest Over Presbyterian In Big South Quarterfinal

Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmatters BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Anytime Winthrop finds itself in a tight, back-and-forth slog of a game, coach Pat Kelsey may refer to it as a “tractor pull”.  Kelsey knew without a doubt that his team had survived one against Presbyterian in Friday’s Big South quarterfinals, however. Winthrop shook off some early struggles and let a few vestiges...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Presbyterian Breaks The Big South Tournament Seal In Dramatic Fashion

Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmatters BUIES CREEK, N.C. – They say you never forget your first time. For Presbyterian, one might wonder how they could. Presbyterian got a buzzer-beater off a rebound from first-team All-Conference forward DeSean Murray to complete an unlikely, if not improbable, 65-64 win over Radford in the first round of the Big South Championship on Thursday...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Presbyterian get first-ever Big South tournament win on buzzer beater

We are only a few days into the month, but March Madness is in full swing. As conference tournaments across the nation begin to kick off, we got an incredible and historic moment from the Big South thanks to the Presbyterian Blue Hose, who entered the tournament as the No. 10 seed with a losing record of 11-19. While Presbyterian was an underdog to No. 7 Radford, the Blue Hose stayed...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Presbyterian Wins Wild One Over Longwood At The Buzer

Presbyterian's DeSean Murray scored 34, including 14-of-16 from the line.  (Brian Wilmer/CHD)Brian Wilmer Follow @sportsmatters FARMVILLE, Va. – There’s an old Kurt Vonnegut quote about little things.  Paraphrasing, the quote says we eventually realize the little things are really the big things.  Longwood coach Jayson Gee realizes that, too. “There’s a lot of plays...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellenson, Fischer lead Marquette past Presbyterian

MILWAUKEE -- Henry Ellenson and Luke Fischer had 17 points apiece and combined for 29 rebounds and Marquette won its nine straight, 84-66 over Presbyterian on Sunday.Ellenson, a freshman, had his seventh double-double, grabbing 16 rebounds, and blocked a career-best four shots. Fischer, who made 9 of 12 free throws, had a career-high 14 rebounds and also blocked four shots. Marquette...
Via Associated Press
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte rolls past Presbyterian

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Matt Johnson threw for two touchdowns and Charlotte beat Presbyterian 34-10 on Saturday. Johnson completed 8 of 11 passes for 187 yards before giving way to backup Brooks Barden who threw his first touchdown pass. Johnson threw 6 yards to Trent Bostick for a first-quarter touchdown and 39 yards to Austin Duke late in the second quarter as the 49ers (2-0) went...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Allen shines as Texas A&M wins the AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Highly touted freshman quarterback Kyle Allen had his coming-out party for Texas A&M in the 45-37 victory against West Virginia in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The post The Takeover: Texas A&M’s Kyle Allen Shines In The AutoZone Liberty Bowl appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Presbyterian pulls ahead of UNC Asheville 72-71

Jordan Downing scored 31 points and Reggie Dillard hit a 3-pointer to give Presbyterian a one-point advantage, as the Blue Hose defeated UNC Asheville 72-71 on Saturday night. Trailing since the score was tied at 2-2, Presbyterian went on a 12-2 run to tie it up at 48 with 11:54 left to play. The Blue Hose (6-21, 2-10 Big South) moved ahead for the first time after Downing made...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Presbyterian knocks off Appalachian State 74-69

William Truss scored 25 points and Jordan Downing added 23 as Presbyterian knocked off Appalachian State 74-69 on Wednesday. Presbyterian (4-9) won for the first time in the series between the two schools. It was their ninth meeting over 53 years. Appalachian State (2-8) scored the first 10 points of the game and jumped out to a 14-2 lead. But the Blue Hose came right back, using...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Presbyterian beats Montreat 91-58

Reggie Dillard scored a game-high 19 points and three teammates scored in double digits Thursday and Presbyterian rolled over Montreat College 91-58 with a balanced attack. Presbyterian (3-7) took an early lead and dominated, out-rebounding Appalachian Athletic Conference Montreat 43-32 and outshooting them 53.7 percent from the field to 37.9 percent. All 11 Blue Hose players saw...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Presbyterian comeback tops Toccoa Falls, 86-76

Jordan Downing and William Truss combined to score 40 points and Truss pulled down 16 rebounds to lead Presbyterian to its first win of the season, coming from behind in the second half to beat Toccoa Falls, 86-76 Monday night. The Blue Hose (1-3) trailed by four late in the fourth quarter and were down 37-35 at intermission. Downing led Presbyterian with 21 points while Truss...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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