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Conference Review and Preview: Big South

The most exciting team in the Big South, VMI, is leaving the league this year, but with some of the other smaller leagues getting weaker in realignment, perhaps the Big South can get out of the 16 seed rut the league has been in the last few years. Defending tournament champion Coastal Carolina almost pulled off the first ever 16 over 1 upset over Virginia, leading by 10 in the first...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Big South Tournament: VMI Defeats Gardner-Webb 90-77

CONWAY, S.C. -- Gardner-Webb surely didn’t want a repeat of their last meeting with VMI in the Big South tournament quarterfinal.  That game went to four overtimes, where VMI finally came away with a 108-104 victory after three separate buzzer-beaters.Of course, they didn’t want what they got here on Friday night, either, as VMI seemed unable to miss and the Runnin’ Bulldogs...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Big South Tournament: Gardner-Webb Beats Longwood 81-65

CONWAY, S.C. -- If first-year Longwood coach Jayson Gee has his way, the Lancer team who took the floor on Wednesday at the Big South Championships will never be the same again.No, he’s not going to cut everyone from the roster.  Quite the contrary.For now, though, his team’s season is done.  Third-seeded (Southern Division) Gardner-Webb defeated the Lancers 81-65 in the first...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb holds off Charleston Southern 78-76

Jerome Hill scored 23 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 33 seconds to play, as Gardner-Webb held off Charleston Southern for a 78-76 victory on Wednesday night. Gardner-Webb (17-13, 10-5 Big South) got off to a hot start, hitting 16 of 30 shots in the first half, including all four of its 3-pointers. The Runnin' Bulldogs jumped to a 45-34 lead at the intermission. Charleston...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb downs Winthrop 85-79 in OT

Jerome Hill scored 20 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and fueled a balanced overtime attack that lifted Gardner-Webb to an 85-79 win over Winthrop on Saturday. Gardner-Webb (16-13, 9-5 Big South) blew a 13-point lead midway through the second half and needed a Josh Castellanos free throw to force the extra period. The Runnin' Bulldogs then took control in OT, opening with four unanswered...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb pulls away from Presbyterian, 79-70

Jarvis Davis came off the bench to score 19 points, hitting 3 of 4 3-point attempts, to lead Gardner-Webb to a 79-70 win over Presbyterian Wednesday night. Presbyterian's Reggie Dillard made a layup with under eight minutes left to even the score at 59, but Gardner-Webb responded with a 10-4 run to take control of the game. The Runnin' Bulldogs held a commanding advantage...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb beats Liberty 68-52

Jerome Hill scored 13 points Tuesday and Donta Harper added 12 as Gardner-Webb dominated Liberty 68-52, handing the Flames their fifth straight loss. Gardner-Webb (14-12, 7-4 Big South) forced 18 turnovers, had 11 steals, and outshot the flames 45 percent to 37.5 percent. Liberty's Davon Marshall opened with a layup, but it was all Gardner-Webb after that, and the Runnin'...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Big South Saturday: Gardner-Webb Wins Battle Against High Point 80-76

Jerome Hill/gwusports.comBOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- After a wild four-overtime contest against VMI on Wednesday, one might assume that Gardner-Webb would simply be happy with a game that ended in regulation. The Runnin' Bulldogs got that and more, taking home a hard-fought 80-76 victory over High Point in front of 2,090 fans in Paul Porter Arena.The visiting Panthers (10-13, 6...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hill leads Gardner-Webb past High Point 80-76

Jerome Hill scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Gardner-Webb edged High Point 80-76 in Big South action on Saturday night. Tyrell Nelson added 13 points and Donta Harper 12 for the Runnin' Bulldogs, who made a decisive 24 of 31 from the line, opposed to High Point's 12-of-16 effort. Gardner-Webb (13-12, 6-4), coming off a 108-104 4-OT loss to VMI on Thursday, trailed...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb holds off Presbyterian 67-58

Naji Hibbert scored 18 points as Gardner-Webb staved off a late charge to beat Presbyterian 67-58 on Saturday. The Runnin' Bulldogs (9-10, 2-2 Big South) extended a second half lead to 15 with 8:42 left, but Presbyterian (4-15, 0-4) cut it to two points with 3:01 to go. Gardner-Webb responded with a Jerome Hill layup and a Hibbert 3-pointer on consecutive possessions to quell...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Asheville tops Gardner-Webb 81-77

Jaron Lane scored a career-high 26 points and D.J. Cunningham scored four points in the final 30 seconds as UNC-Asheville opened Big South Conference play with an 81-77 win at Gardner-Webb on Monday. Cunningham hit a tie-breaking jumper with 30 seconds left, snagged a defensive rebound and then made two free throws with 14 seconds left for Asheville (7-8). After another miss by...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Delaware St. rallies to top Gardner-Webb 66-65, OT

Casey Walker made two free throws with 25 seconds left and Gardner-Webb missed two shots in the closing seconds as Delaware State ended a five-game losing streak with a 66-65 win Thursday. The Hornets (3-10) had rallied from 15 points down in the second half, in a big part because the Bulldogs (7-8) struggled from the foul line, hitting just 10 of 20 in regulation. Tyrell Nelson...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hill leads Gardner-Webb over Hiwassee 90-54

Jerome Hill scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds to lead Gardner-Webb to a 90-54 victory over Hiwassee College on Saturday. The Runnin' Bulldogs (7-7), up by six points at halftime, outscored the Tigers 49-19 in the second half. A 17-2 run put Gardner-Webb up 77-49 with 7:53 to go. Jarvis Davis, Onzie Branch and Donta Harper all had five points during the run...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker scores 21 as No. 8 Duke downs Gardner-Webb

Jerome Hill and Gardner-Webb kept knocking down shots to stay in the game with No. 8 Duke on Monday night. Hill scored a career-high 22 points while the Runnin' Bulldogs shot 54 percent in the 85-66 loss to the Blue Devils. It was a strong shooting performance for Gardner-Webb, which hit its first six shots and had four players finish in double figures. Hill finished 9 for...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 8 Duke beats Gardner-Webb 85-66

Freshman Jabari Parker scored 21 points to help No. 8 Duke beat Gardner-Webb 85-66 on Monday night. Andre Dawkins added a season-high 18 points for the Blue Devils (8-2), who were playing their first game in nearly two weeks. Duke's offense came out strong and shot 50 percent with nine 3-pointers, maintaining a double-digit lead for most of the game even though they didn'...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb edges Jacksonville 87-78

Naji Hibbert scored 20 points to lift Gardner-Webb to its first win of the season, an 87-78 victory over Jacksonville on Saturday night. Hibbert, who was 6 of 11 from the field with two 3-pointers, got help from Josh Castellanos, who had 15 points, and Jerome Hill, who had 13 points and eight rebounds in the home opener. Tyrell Nelson added 12 points as Gardner-Webb (1-2) outrebounded...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb 67, Charleston Southern 62

Kevin Hartley scored 21 points and Jerome Hill pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Gardner-Webb to a 67-62 victory over Charleston Southern in overtime on Wednesday night. Gardner-Webb's Tyler Strange made a 3-pointer to tie the game 57-57 with 43 seconds left in regulation. Hartley hit a 3-pointer for a 62-59 lead in the extra period, and the Bulldogs knocked down 7 of 8 free...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER: Jerome Hill's Tip In Wins It For Gardner-Webb

Jerome Hill is a hero today on the Gardner-Webb campus in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.  Hill had 15 points for the Bulldogs and the biggest was his final two, a tip in at the buzzer that capped a wild final minute as Gardner-Webb defeated Big South Conference rival Coastal Carolina 66-65. Here’s the final minute of the game. (Thanks gwusports.com) ...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb 66, Coastal Carolina 65

Jerome Hill grabbed an offensive rebound and laid it in with 1 second left to propel Gardner-Webb to a 66-65 victory over Coastal Carolina in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday night. Hill's tip-in with 15 seconds left had given Gardner-Webb a 63-64 advantage, but Coastal Carolina's Warren Gillis's layup made it 65-64 with 8 seconds left. Donta Harper had 18 points...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb defeats Austin Peay 72-62 in Cancun

Donta Harper scored 21 points to lead Gardner-Webb to a 72-62 victory over Austin Peay on Wednesday afternoon in their division title game of the Cancun Challenge. Harper had a team high-eight rebounds and led the Bulldogs (4-3) in assists with four. Max Landis scored 16 points, including two 3-pointers. Tyler Strange and Jerome Hill each added 11. There were several ties and...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb 72, Austin Peay 62

Donta Harper scored 21 points to lead Gardner-Webb to a 72-62 victory over Austin Peay on Wednesday afternoon in their division title game of the Cancun Challenge. Harper had a team high-eight rebounds and led the Bulldogs (4-3) in assists with four. Max Landis scored 16 points, including two 3-pointers. Tyler Strange and Jerome Hill each added 11. There were several ties and...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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