CLINTON, S.C. -- Eric Washington led four Presbyterian players in double figures with 13 points as the Blue Hose snapped a two-game losing streak and beat Gardner-Webb 57-54 in Big South Conference action Wednesday night.
Presbyterian (6-18, 3-7) trailed 49-41 with 9 minutes left, but rebounded with a 14-3 run, taking a decisive 53-52 lead on Joshua Clyburn's jumper with 2:41 remaining.
Tashan Newsome, the reigning Big South Player of the Week, had 23 points for the Bulldogs (13-11, 5-5). The senior is averaging 23.7 points over his past three games.
Gardner-Webb had won consecutive road Big South games after snapping an 11-game conference road losing streak on Jan. 26.
The Bulldogs' Kevin Hartley had made 27 of his last 42 3-point attempts, but was 1-for-6 shooting from deep on Wednesday.
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