Game Information
Opponent: at North Carolina A&T
Date: Dec. 1, 2018
Site: Greensboro, N.C. (Corbett Center)
Radio: WPCC
Announcers: Ryan Clary (PbP)
TV Broadcast: NONE
Announcers: N/A
Live Stats: www.ncataggies.com
Twitter: @BlueHoseSports

PC leads 1-0
2012: PC 73, NCAT 70

North Carolina A&T
Record: 2-5
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Nov. 29, 2018, vs Central Connecticutt State - W 72-60, in Greensboro, N.C.
Head Coach: Jay Joyner
Career Record: 30-44 (4th year)
NCAT Record: 30-44 (4th year)
vs. PC: 0-1

Presbyterian College
Record: 3-4
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Nov. 28, 2018 vs St. Francis (BKN) - L 86-90 in Clinton, S.C.
Head Coach: Dustin Kerns
Career Record: 14-25 (2nd year)
PC Record: 14-25 (2nd year)
vs. NCAT: 1-0

NOTES
The Blue Hose take a quick trip to Greensboro, N.C. Saturday afternoon for a 4 p.m., contest against North Carolina A&T ... The two teams have met before, an exciting 73-70 win for PC last season ... Davon Bell scored the final 11 Blue Hose points, including the game-winner with .4 seconds remaining to earn the three-point win ...

North Carolina A&T is coming off a 72-60 win over Central Connecticut State, its second win in a row ... The Aggies are led by Qua Copeland with 11.3 points per game and Ibrahim Sylla with 4.9 rebounds per game ...

PC is coming off an 86-90 loss to St. Francis Brooklyn Nov. 28 ... In a back and forth battled till the end, it was a pair of threes in the final minute by the Terriers that sealed their four-point win ... Francois Lewis led the PC effort with a career-high 35 points ... Cory Hightower also posted a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds ... Davon Bell also recorded a career-best 11 assists ...

The 35 points for Francois Lewis against SFC ranked fourth in the PC record book, his 12 made field goals tying for second ... Davon Bell’s 11 assists ranked second as well ...

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

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

Two Blue Hose are averaging in double figures seven games into the season, with Francois Lewis leading the way with 17.0 ... Adam Flagler has 15.9 ... Cory Hightower is tops on the boards with 6.0 rebounds per game, followed by Lewis with 4.7 ...

PC has hit at least 10 three-pointers in its last six games, including 16 against Welch ... That snaps the longest, a five-game streak that opened the 2007-08 season ... In its DI history the Blue Hose have just 51 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 9.1 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 7.6 steals per game, as well as the 1.9 assist/turnover ratio would be season records as well ...

When PC turned the ball over just five times against Boyce it tied for the Blue Hose Division I record ...

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 ...

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 ...

With 11 assists against SFC Davon Bell moved into first in career assists at PC with 355 ... 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. 29) ... Francois Lewis is fifth in scoring (17.0), while Adam Flagler is 10th (15.9) and Cory Hightower 29th (9.0) ... Davon Bell leads the league in assists with 6.6, while Cory Hightower is 15th with 2.6 ... Hightower is also tied for seventh in rebounding (6.0), Lewis tied for 20th (4.7) ... Bell is also tied for 12th in steals (1.4), with Armel TeTe and Hightower tied for third in blocks (1.0) ... Flagler is second in three-pointers made with 3.1 ...

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 10 against SFC, marking the 346th 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 ...