Scores

Final

Presbyterian 70

(2-10, 0-8 away)

Appalachian St 78

(3-8, 0-1 Southern)

    2:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

    Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    PRE 29 4170
    APP 44 3478

    Top Performers

    Presbyterian: J. Downing 21 Pts, 5 Reb

    Appalachian St: T. Baskin 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Appalachian St. 78, Presbyterian 70

    Associated Press

    BOONE, N.C. -- Tevin Baskin and Nathan Healy each finished with 16 points and eight rebounds as Appalachian State held on to beat Presbyterian 78-70 Saturday.

    Jamaal Trice added 12 points and Mike Neal chipped in with 10 for the Mountaineers (3-8).

    Appalachian State made seven 3-pointers in the first half to take a 44-29 lead into halftime.

    Presbyterian (2-10) rallied in the second half. Trailing 50-34 with 17:03 left to play, the Blue Hose went on a 21-13 run to get within eight, 63-55, with 7:47 left to play.

    Appalachian State responded with an 8-2 run to push the lead to 14, 71-57 with just under three minutes to play.

    Jordan Downing made two 3-pointers to help Presbyterian cut the lead to four, 74-70, with 28 seconds left, but Baskin connected on four straight free throws to seal the win.

    Downing led Presbyterian with 21 points and five rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PRE
    APP
    Points 70 78
    FG Made-Attempted 22-46 (.478) 23-53 (.434)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 9-22 (.409)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-18 (.889) 23-30 (.767)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 16

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