CLINTON, S.C. -- Naji Hibbert scored 18 points as Gardner-Webb staved off a late charge to beat Presbyterian 67-58 on Saturday.
The Runnin' Bulldogs (9-10, 2-2 Big South) extended a second half lead to 15 with 8:42 left, but Presbyterian (4-15, 0-4) cut it to two points with 3:01 to go. Gardner-Webb responded with a Jerome Hill layup and a Hibbert 3-pointer on consecutive possessions to quell the threat.
Gardner-Webb was down five with 5:08 left in the first, but scored the next 11 points en route to a two-point advantage at the break at 30-28.
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