Cooks, Pickett lead Winthrop over Presbyterian 63-49

Xavier Cooks scored 18 points, Adam Pickett added 17 and Winthrop pulled away for a 63-49 win over Presbyterian on Wednesday night for its 10th-straight win in the series. Winthrop (15-9, 9-4 Big South) led 32-21 at halftime, the ninth straight time the Eagles had a lead on the Blue Hose at the break. Presbyterian scored the first seven points out of intermission and after a 3...
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February 07, 2018

Memphis’ J.J. Russell carted off on stretcher after big hit

Memphis linebacker J.J. Russell was carted off the field on a stretcher Saturday after getting injured on a kickoff against UCLA.The Tigers were kicking off after scoring a touchdown to take a 20-17 lead over the Bruins when Russell got hurt. The freshman came running down the field and was involved in a violent collision: Trainers immediately came out to check on Russell, who appeared...
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September 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Campbell eliminates Presbyterian behind Clemons' 27 points

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Chris Clemons scored 27 points, added eight rebounds, and seventh-seeded Campbell eliminated No. 10 seed Presbyterian from the Big South Championship with an 81-62 first-round win on Tuesday night. The win moves the Camels (15-16) into a quarterfinal matchup on Thursday at No. 2 seed UNC Asheville. The loss likely ends the Blue Hose season. Shane Whitfield...
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February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Presbyterian snaps 10-game skid with 71-62 win over Longwood

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Ed Drew scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help Presbyterian snap a 10-game losing skid with a 71-62 win over Longwood on Saturday night. Reggie Dillard added 19 points and Jo'Vontae Millner had 15 for Presbyterian, which avenged a Jan. 4 loss to Longwood and picked up its first Big South Conference victory of the season. The Blue Hose...
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January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb tops Presbyterian 78-61 behind Rideau

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) Laquincy Rideau scored 15 points and had a career-high nine steals and Gardner-Webb never trailed in its 78-61 victory over Presbyterian on Saturday, handing the Blue Hose their ninth straight loss and 12th straight road loss. Tyrell Nelson scored 13, and David Efianayi and Liam O'Reilly added 12 apiece for the Runnin' Bulldogs (11-10, 4-4 Big South...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

SC Upstate leaves a deep impression on Presbyterian, 76-48

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Josh Cuthbertson scored 22 points, Malik Moore added another 21 and South Carolina Upstate cruised past Presbyterian, 76-48 on Tuesday night. The pair combined to hit 8 of 9 from beyond the 3-point line while the team hit 59 percent (13 of 22) from distance. SC Upstate (7-5) was less efficient shooting from close range, hitting just 49 percent overall from...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Presbyterian defensive coordinator team's head coach again

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Former Presbyterian head coach Tommy Spangler has been promoted to the program's top job once more. Athletic director Brian Reese announced the move Tuesday. Spangle , the team's defensive coordinator the past four seasons, was with the Blue Hose from 1997 through 2006. He spent his first five seasons as a defensive assistant before becoming head coach. Spangler...
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November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Presbyterian coach Nichols resigns after 8 seasons

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Presbyterian coach Harold Nichols resigned Sunday, acknowledging that a change was necessary for the Football Championship Subdivision program to move forward. The Blue Hose finished a 2-9 season with a 31-7 loss at South Alabama on Saturday. Presbyterian athletic director Brian Reese said Sunday that he met with Nichols and the two decided the resignation was...
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith, UNC-Greensboro beat Presbyterian 61-42

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Marvin Smith had 14 points and 11 rebounds, Diante Baldwin scored 11 and UNC-Greensboro beat Presbyterian 61-42 on Monday night. RJ White had nine points and six rebounds and James Dickey grabbed 10 boards in his collegiate debut. White hit a 3-pointer to spark, and back-to-back dunks to cap, a 14-2 run to open the game. After a 3 by Presbyterian's Will...
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November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Dillard sends Presbyterian College past Furman 73-71

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Freshman Jo'Vontae Millner scored 17 points, Reggie Dillard added 10 points including the game winner, and Presbyterian College beat Furman 73-71 Friday night in the opener for both teams. Devin Sibley missed a 3-pointer as time expired for the Paladins. Sibley led all scorers with 26 points shooting 9-for-17 from the floor. With Presbyterian College leading...
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November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Liberty undefeated in Big South, beats Presbyterian 16-0

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Carrington Mosley ran for 137 yards, Todd Macon added 100 yards rushing and Liberty remains undefeated in the Big South Conference with a 16-0 victory over Presbyterian on Saturday. The Flames (6-3, 4-0) have won three straight while Presbyterian (2-7, 1-3) has scored only 20 points during its three-game losing skid. Macon scored on an 8-yard run to cap a 45...
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November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Presbyterian holds off Monmouth 17-13

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) John Walker threw as 44-yard touchdown pass to Daryl Wilson to give Presbyterian the lead and the defense held off Monmouth's late drive for a 17-13 victory Thursday night. Walker's pass to Wilson capped the scoring for Blue Hose (2-4, 1-1 Big South Conference) with 12:45 left in the fourth quarter, ending a seven-play, 67-yard drive. The Blue Hose quickly...
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October 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Brock, Bridges help Presbyterian beat Campbell 31-14

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Will Brock passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, Darrell Bridges had 159 yards rushing and one touchdown and Presbyterian beat Campbell 31-14 on Saturday night. Bridges had a career-high tying 32 carries and Brock completed 11 of 21 passes for 129 yards and added a 1-yard touchdown run. Presbyterian (1-2) opened the game with a 13-play, 79-yard...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell hires Presbyterian's Fisher as women's hoops coach

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Campbell has hired Presbyterian's Ronny Fisher as its women's basketball coach. Athletic director Bob Roller announced Fisher's hiring Tuesday. Fisher led the Blue Hose to three winning seasons in four years and was selected coach of the year in the Big South in 2013 after leading them to a 19-12 record. They finished 18-13 this season. He replaces Wanda...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
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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 of their...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Gavin, Winthrop beat Presbyterian 67-53 in Big South tourney

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Jimmy Gavin had 21 points, including five 3-pointers, with eight rebounds and three steals, and Xavier Cooks scored 19 to help second-seeded Winthrop beat No. 10 seed Presbyterian 67-53 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference tournament on Friday night. Winthrop will face either third-seeded Coastal Carolina or No. 6 seed Gardner-Webb in the semifinals...
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March 04, 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...
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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...
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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 we’d ...
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February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray scores 28 points; Presbyterian beats Liberty 79-73

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) DeSean Murray matched a career-high with 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Presbyterian to a 79-73 victory over Liberty on Saturday night to snap an eight-game skid. Murray was 11 of 18 from the floor. Ed Drew had 14 points and Will Adams chipped in 10 for Presbyterian (9-18, 4-12 Big South Conference). Ryan Kemrite scored 15 points to lead Liberty...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Potter's 27 aids Charleston Southern past Presbyterian 77-63

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Armel Potter scored a career-high 27 points with eight rebounds and Charleston Southern defeated Presbyterian 77-63 on Thursday night, notching a 10th-straight win over Presbyterian in five seasons. The duo of Patrick Wallace and Reuben King scored 13 points each and Javis Howard added 12 for Charleston Southern (9-16, 5-9 Big South).er scored a career-high...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

High Point scorches Blue Hose, top Presbyterian 82-66

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) John Brown scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as High Point scorched Presbyterian, 82-66 to go to 5-0 to start the Big South Conference season Saturday. The Panthers shot 31 of 50 (62 percent) from the field, including 10 of 16 from beyond distance, and collected 25 assists on 31 made baskets. Brown hit a pair of field goals during a 10-0 run that...
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January 09, 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...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ellenson, Fischer lead Marquette past Presbyterian 84-66

MILWAUKEE (AP) 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, hard a career-high 14 rebounds and also blocked four shots...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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