Scores

Final

Presbyterian 57

(8-23, 4-12 Big South)

Gardner-Webb 76

(20-11, 11-5 Big South)

    4:30 PM ET, March 2, 2013

    Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    PRESB 28 2957
    WEBB 32 4476

    Top Performers

    Presbyterian: K. Mutakabbir 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Gardner-Webb: T. Strange 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Gardner-Webb 76, Presbyterian 57

    Associated Press

    BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Donta Harper scored 21 points to lead four players in double digits as Gardner-Webb defeated Presbyterian 76-57 for its first 20-win season as a Division I member.

    The Runnin' Bulldogs (20-11, 11-5 Big South Conference) have won seven straight games and secured the No. 2 South seed in the conference tournament.

    Kevin Hartley and Tyler Strange scored 13 points apiece and Tashan Newsome had 12 for the Bulldogs, who shot 60.4 percent from the field (29 of 48) and held Presbyterian to 38.3 percent (23 of 60).

    Gardner-Webb used a 28-6 run to put the game away, starting on Jerome Hill's layup with 16:08 to play for a 38-35 lead. The Runnin' Bulldogs led 64-41 after Strange's 3-pointer with 6:38 remaining.

    Khalid Mutakabbir scored 18 points, hitting career-high 6 of 10 on 3-pointers, and Joshua Clyburn had 16 for the Blue Hose (8-23, 4-12), who have lost four of five.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PRESB
    WEBB
    Points 57 76
    FG Made-Attempted 23-60 (.383) 29-48 (.604)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 3-6 (.500) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 26

    2012-13 Season

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