HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Allan Chaney finished with career-highs of 21 points and 12 rebounds to lift High Point past Presbyterian 78-68 Saturday night in Big South Conference play.
The Panthers never trailed at any point in the game.
Ahead 63-60 with 5:30 left to play, High Point extended its lead with a 7-2 run, going ahead 70-62 on Weary's layup with 2:29 remaining.
The Panthers went 6 for 6 at the charity stripe in the final 1:01 to seal the victory.
High Point shot 60 percent (15 of 25) and made 19 free throws in the second half, compared to 10 for Presbyterian.
Joshua Clyburn finished with 17 points for the Blue Hose (5-18, 2-7), who have lost three of their last four games.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.