Game Information
Opponent: vs. St. Francis Brooklyn
Date: Nov. 28, 2018
Site: Clinton, S.C. (Templeton Center)
Radio: WPCC
Announcers: Ryan Clary (PbP)
TV Broadcast: BSN/ESPN+
Announcers: Tyler Shugart (PbP), Kenn Blankenship (Analyst)
Live Stats: www.GoBlueHose.com
Twitter: @BlueHoseSports

first meeting

St. Francis Brooklyn
Record: 2-2
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Nov. 24, 2018, vs Niagara, W 75-63 in Niagra Falls, NY
Head Coach: Glenn Braica
Career Record: 118-139 (9th year)
SFC Record: 118-139 (6th year)
vs. PC: 0-0

Presbyterian College
Record: 3-3
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Nov. 19, 2018 at #17 UCLA, L 65-80 in Los Angeles, Calif
Head Coach: Dustin Kerns
Career Record: 14-24 (2nd year)
PC Record: 14-24 (2nd year)
vs. SFC: 0-0

NOTES
After a nine day break, PC hosts St. Francis Brooklyn in a 7 p.m., game Nov. 28 ... The two teams have never met on the hardwood ...

The game against the Terriers will be the first time PC has faced a current member of the NEC ...

SFC is coming off a 75-63 win over Niagara as part of the Fort Myers Tip-Off, Nov. 24 ... The Terriers are 3-3 and are led by Jalen Jordan with 16.3 points per game, and Deniz Celen with 5.7 rebounds per game ...

For the first time in its Division I history, the Blue Hose faced two back to back top 25 teams ... Marquette (11/17) was 24th, while UCLA (11/19) was 17th ...

When PC played at Tennessee Tech it was the first meeting between the two schools ... The game with the Golden Eagles was the first of nine this season against a new opponent, including first-year league member, Hampton ... If you count teams since Presbyterian joined the ranks of Division I than that number moves to 10, with the last meeting between the Blue Hose and CofC Cougars occurring when PC was in Division II ...

Down 41-19 at half, the Blue Hose outscored the Bruins 46-39 in the second half, cutting the lead to just three late, behind a career-high 29 points and seven three-pointers from freshman Adam Flagler, before falling to 17th-Ranked UCLA, 80-65, last Monday night at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Calif. ... PC’s 13 three-pointers and 12 steals tied for eighth and sixth, respectively, in the PC DI record books ... The 45 three-pointer attempts ranked second ...

The six steals by the Blue Hose against Marquette were a PC Division I record ...

Two Blue Hose are averaging in double figures six games into the season, with Adam Flagler leading the way with 15,7 ... Francois Lewis has 14.0 ... Cory Hightower is tops on the boards with 5.2 rebounds per game, followed by Lewis with 4.7 ...

With the win over Tennessee Tech Nov. 10, PC moved to 5-4 over OVC opponents in its Division I history ...

PC has hit at least 10 three-pointers in its last five games, including 16 against Welch ... That matches a the longest, a five-game streak that opened the 2007-08 season ... In its DI history the Blue Hose have just 50 games with double-digit three-pointers, which includes a 15-game mark in 2007-08, and a 10-game mark last season ...

The Blue Hose had a three-game winning streak snapped at Marquette ... The streak was the longest since a five-game mark early last season ... During the three-game stretch, which included wins over Tennessee Tech, Welch, and Boyce, PC averaged 97.0 points, shot 50.7 pct. from the field, and averaged 44.3 rebounds per game ...

Should the 9.7 turnovers per game hold up for the year, it will break the PC Division I record for turnovers per game ... The record was 11.9 was set last season, Coach Kerns’ first season ... It dropped 3.1 points from the 2016-17 season ... The 8.3 steals per game, as well as the 1.8 assist/turnover ratio would be season records as well ...

While PC lost its leading scorer in Reggie Dillard to graduation, the team returned the next three, in Davon Bell (12.8), Francois Lewis (12.4), and JC Younger (10.3) ... The Blue Hose leading rebounder in Lewis (4.8) returned, while leading assist-getter Bell (5.2), who was also second in points per game, returned as well ...

PC finished the 2017-18 season with 11 wins, which is over double from the 2016-17 season and tied for its highest win total since earning 14 victories in 2011-12...

In 2017-18 the Blue Hose won their 100th game as a Division I member with a 69-62 win over High Point Feb. 15 ...

Davon Bell moved into a tie for first in career assists at PC with 344 ... He is only one away from eclipsing the PC DI mark ... He reached 165 in for the 2017-18 season, breaking the PC DI record for assists in a season ... Bell is just 49 steals from taking over the top career spot of 185 ...

Several Blue Hose are showing up in the Big South statistics (as of Nov. 26) ... Adam Flagler is eighth in scoring (15.7), while Francois Lewis is 11th (14.0) and JC Younger 26th (9.7) ... Davon Bell leads the league in assists with 5.8, while Cory Hightower is tied for 14th with 2.7 ... Hightower is also 14th in rebounding (5.2), Lewis tied for 20th (4.7) ... Bell is also tied for seventh in steals (1.7), with Armel TeTe tied for third in blocks (1.2) ... Flagler is third in three-pointers made with 3.3 ...

PC announced Nov. 14 the signing of forward Owen McCormack (Advance, N.C.), guard CJ Melton (Hoover, Ala.), and forward RJ Wilson (Raleigh, N.C.) to join the Blue Hose in the fall of 2019 ... According to Coach Kerns McCormack has a very high basketball IQ and is extremely skilled and stretches the floor with his ability to shoot the ball from 3pt ... He is an excellent student and fits the way they like to play with his skill set, but also has some toughness and ability to rebound the ball ... Melton has very high ceiling and can play multiple positions on the offensive end and provides some great length on the defensive end with his long wingspan... He is a worker and has a great passion to play and develop ... Wilson is a skilled big who is versatile and gives us some additional help in the front court ... He has great size combined with the skill set of a guard with his ability to pass and handle the ball ...

PC has made at least one three-pointer in every game this season, including 13 against UCLA, marking the 345th 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 ...