In winning their fifth-straight Big South game on the road -- a streak that dates to last season -- the Runnin' Bulldogs shot a blistering 60 percent from the field, connecting on 33 of 55 field goal attempts, and were 9 of 12 from long range.
Gardner-Webb got off to a hot start, shooting at a 70-percent clip through most of the first half and connecting on its first five 3-point attempts while pushing to an early 33-13 advantage. Hibbert hit five-straight 3-pointers.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.