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Notes
The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team opens a two-game home stand with a Feb. 10, tilt against Charleston Southern ... The Buccaneers own a 17-9 record in the overall series but it was the Blue Hose that took the last meeting, 57-49, earlier this season ...

The Blue Hose erased a 10-point first half deficit to lead by as many as 12 points en route to a 57-49 victory over Charleston Southern in the last meeting ... PC won the battle on the boards, outrebounding Charleston Southern, 42-28, for a margin of +14 on the night, which matched its best margin this season and was PC’s best against a Big South opponent since a +16 rebound margin against Longwood on January 14, 2015 ... The 42 boards were the most by PC this season and its highest total since managing 43 against Charleston Southern last season ... Davon Bell led the Blue Hose offense on the night, totaling 19 points ...

Charleston Southern is 10-14 overall and 5-8 in the league ... The Buccaneers are coming off an 87-75 win over Liberty in their last game ... Teh Bucs are led by Christian Keeling with 17.2 points and 4.8 rebounds per game ... CSU averages 72.0 ppg, and 34.6 rpg ...

PC is 10-16 overall and 3-10 in the league ... PC erased an 11-point halftime deficit with a 16-3 run to open the second half and take a two-point lead, but Winthrop responded with a 21-5 run to retake the lead, earning the eventual 63-49 win over the Blue Hose in their last game ... Reggie Dillard and JC Younger led PC with 12 points apiece ...

The Blue Hose are led by Reggie Dillard with 16.2 points, with JC Younger tops in rebounds with 4.1 a game ... Davon Bell is second in scoring with 12.8 a game ... PC is averaging 67.8 points and 31.5 rebounds per game ...

An improved team this season is seen not only with the nine wins but in the offensive numbers as well ... Last year’s team averaged 61.2 points per game, while this year’s squad is scoring 67.8 a game ... Three players are averaging in double figures, all of them with more ppg than the leading scoring in 2016-17 ...

PC has now won 10 games, which is double from last year and is just one win away from tying its highest win total since earning 14 victories in 2011-12 ...

Earlier this season PC sustained a five-game winning streak, marking the first time since 2011 the Blue Hose had won five in a row ...

The 8-7 start by the Blue Hose was the best 15-game start since the 2011 season when PC also started 8-7 ...

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 1158 to move into the third spot with his 1,341 ... With four against Liberty he moved into the top spot for career assists and now has 334 ... His five rebounds against Campbell put him fourth in career rebounds ... He now has 411 ... He’s just six 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-the Week honors during the season ...

PC connected on four three-pointers against Liberty, marking the 334th 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 ...