Campbell shot over 50% from the field and held the Presbyterian College men’s basketball team to 35.8% in a 72-56 win in the Big South regular season finale for both teams in Buies Creek, N.C.  JC Younger led the Blue Hose with 16 points.

 

Stat of the Game

Radford shot 50.9%, including 57.7 in the second half, while PC shot 35.8%.  The Blue Hose hit seven three-pointers, with Campbell nailing 12 of them.  The Camels edged the Blue Hose on the boards, 34-30, with turnovers tied at six apiece.

 

Blue Hose Player of the Game

JC Younger led the Blue Hose with nine rebounds and 16 points, helped by four three-pointers.  Davon Bell added 10 points and eight assists, with Reggie Dillard finishing with 11 points.  Chris Clemons led Campbell with 23 points, with Andre Eudy pulling down a team-leading six rebounds

 

How It Happened

Radford came out of the gates strong, outscoring PC 27-10 in the opening 11 minutes.  Six of the Highlanders’ 10 made baskets during the stretch were three-pointers.  PC rallied with 10 unanswered, helped by six from Davon Bell, to cut the margin to seven, 3:02 left.  Radford and PC traded baskets the remainder of the half, with the Highlanders going to the locker room leading 35-25.

 

Behind eight points from JC Younger in the first four and a half minutes of the second half, PC cut the Radford lead o six, 41-35.  Six straight from Radford put the home team up by 12, 13:53 to go.  After a six-point run by PC put the visitors behind by just 11, 61-50, 4:34 left, Radford closed out the game outscoring PC 11-6, to finish the game with the 72-56 win.

 

Notables

  • - With eight assists, Davon Bell tallied 163 assists for the season, breaking the PC Division I record for assists in a season.
  • - JC Younger’s 12 three-point field goals attempted tied for seventh in the PC DI record book.
  • - PC’s 29 three-point field goals attempted tied for 12th in the PC DI record book.

 

For the Record

PC drops to 11-20 overall and 4-14 in the league, while Campbell improves to 16-14, 10-8

 

Up Next

PC and Campbell await word on seedings for next week’s Big South tournament.

 

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