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.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite