The Presbyterian College men’s basketball continues its four-game homestand with a Tuesday 7 p.m., contest against South Carolina State ... It is the first meeting between the two schools ...

South Carolina State is 1-7 overall, and have split the last two games with a 100-91 win over Morris Nov. 28, and a 71-103 loss to N.C. State Dec. 2 ... Donte Wright leads the Bulldogs with 12.8 points per game, with Damani Applewhite pacing the team in rebounds with 5.9 a game ... SCSU is averaging 62.6 points and 32.1 rebounds per game ...

PC is 4-5 after a 73-70 win over South Carolina State Saturday afternoon ... Davon Bell scored the final 11 Blue Hose points, including the game winner with .4 seconds left, to give PC the 73-70 win ... Bell paced the team with 22 points ...

The Blue Hose are led by Reggie Dillard with 17.3 points per game, and Francois Lewis with 4.9 rebounds per game ... The Blue Hose are averaging 71.8 ppg and 30.1 rpg ...

The game against Tennessee to open the season, as well as the match-up against N.C. State was part of the Battle 4 Atlantic Regional Bracket Play ... The contests against Nichols State and Chicago State were part of the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament ...

With 17 points against Nicholls State Reggie Dillard became the fourth player in PC’s Division I history to reach the 1,000 career-point mark ... He needs just 423 to move into the third spot ... He’s also knocking on the door of the career assists record ... He needs just 25 to take over the top spot ... He’s also 25 rebounds from moving into the top five, and 20 steals from becoming the fourth player in PC’s Division I history from reaching the 100 steals mark ...

A lot of new faces on the men’s basketball team for the 2017-18 season, especially on the coaching side with the hiring of former Wofford Associate Head Coach Dustin Kerns as the team’s 18th coach this past spring ... At Wofford Coach Kerns was part of two Souther Conference championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances ...

This past spring Coach Kerns replaced Gregg Nibert, who resigned after the 2017-18 season after leading the Blue Hose for 28 years ...

A whole new staff joined Coach Kerns with the addition of Tommy Brown, Frank Young, and Patrick Moynihan ... Coach Brown led Lee University for 11 years, making eight consecutive NAIA Tournament appearances ... Frank Young was a standout player at West Virginia and still ranks among the all-time leaders in three-pointers made, attempted, and percentage ... Coach Moynihan comes from a Troy team that went 22-15 last season, winning the Sun Belt Championship and advancing to the NCAA Tournament ...

Returning for the Blue Hose is sophomore Jo’Vontae Millner who led last year’s team with 10.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game ... Millner ranked in the top 25 in the league in scoring, and was 12th in rebounding ... Reggie Dillard, who was third in the league in assists with 3.5 a game, returns for a fifth year ... In Big South play he averaged a team-leading 10.8 points per game ... Also returning is sophomore J.C. Younger, who, along with Millner, earned Big South Freshman-of

PC connected on seven three-pointers against NCAT, marking the 316th game in a row the Blue Hose have hit at least one three-pointer in a game ... PC has hit one three-pointer in several games, the last against Clemson in 2015, but has not been held without one in its entire Division I history ...

PC is currently riding a three-game winning streak, marking the first time since 2011 the Blue Hose have won three in a row over Division I opponents ...