Game Information
Opponent: at Marshall
Date: Mar. 26, 2019
Site: Huntington, W.Va. (Cam Henderson Center)
Radio: WPCC
Announcers: Ryan Clary (PbP), Kenn Blankenship (Analyst)
TV Broadcast: www.WatchCIT.com
Live Stats: www.HerdZone.com
Twitter: @BlueHoseSports

Marshall leads the series 2-0
Last 2 meetings
2014: MU 77, PC 49
1970: MU 91, PC 59

Marshall
Record: 20-14
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Mar. 19, 2019, vs IUPUI (CIT first round); W 78-73, in Huntington, W. Va.
Head Coach: Dan D’Antoni
Career Record: 93-78 (5th year)
MU Record: 93-78 (5th year)
vs. PC: 0-0

Presbyterian College
Record: 20-15
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Mar. 24, 2019 vs Robert Morris (CIT 2nd round); W 77-70, in Moon Township, Pa.
Head Coach: Dustin Kerns
Career Record: 31-36 (2nd year)
PC Record: 31-36 (2nd year)
vs. MU: 0-0

NOTES
Presbyterian College continues its historical season when it takes on Marshall in the quarterfinals of the of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament in Huntington, W. Va., Tuesday, Mar. 326 ... Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ...

PC and Marshall have met just twice with the Thundering Herd holding the 2-0 record ... The last meeting was a 77-49 decision Jan. 5, 2014 ... Marshall shot over 50% in the second half, breaking open a one-point halftime lead for the win ...

Marshall is 20-14 overall and are coming off a 78-73 win over IUPUI in the CIT First Round ... The Herd received a second round bye ... Marshall is led by Jon Elmore, who paces the team in points (20.3), rebounds (4.9), and assists (5.2) ... The team averages 80.1 points and 33.1 rebounds per game ...

PC is 20-15 overall after a 77-70 win at Robert Morris in the CIT second round ... Three Blue Hose are averaging in double-digits with Adam Flagler on top with 15.8 points per game ... He is followed by Francois Lewis with 14.8 and Davon Bell with 10.1 ... Cory Hightower, who is averaging 9.6 ppg, paces the team on the boards with 6.4 ...

Down by 13 at the break, PC opened the second half with an 18-0 run, outscoring Robert Morris, 46-26, in the final 20 minutes, to take the come-from-behind, 77-70, win in second round action of the CIT Sunday afternoon in Moon Township, Pa. Adam Flagler and Francois Lewis led the comeback with 19 points apiece ...

Before PC’s appearance in the CIT, the last time the Blue Hose played in a postseason tournament was in 2005-06, as a Division II member ... PC went 1-1 in the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Regional, finishing 25-10 on the season ... In program history, the Blue Hose have competed in three postseason tournaments, and hold a 4-3 mark ...

PC is the 13th Big South school overall to play in the CIT, which began in 2009 with Old Dominion defeating Bradley in the championship game ... Other CIT tournament winners include Missouri State, Santa Clara, Mercer, East Carolina, Murray State, Evansville, Columbia, Saint Peter’s, and last year’s champion Northern Colorado ... The Blue Hose are the fourth league team so far to win a CIT second round game ...

One of four postseason tournaments, the 26-team CIT consists of five rounds, all single elimination-style, and uses the old NIT model in which matchups in future rounds are determined by the results of the previous round ... All games are played at campus sites and are all broadcast on the CBS Sports and CBS Sports Digital Networks ... The first and second rounds took place March 18-26, with the quarterfinals set for March 26-31 ... The semifinals are April 2, with the finals slated for April 4 ...

Several records were broken in the PC/UNC Asheville Big South Tournament First Round game ... The 47-point margin of victory was the most in a Big South tournament game ... The 58 first half points were second most in a first round game, and tied for third most in any league tournament game ... The 13 first half three pointers are most in a half in PC DI history, and are most in a half of a tournament game ... The 21 total three-pointers was a league tournament game record, and second in the PC DI record book ... JC Younger’s eight threes tied for third in the PC DI record book and was a league first round record and tied for first overall, his 14 attempts tied for the record in a first round game, and was tied for second in the PC DI record book ... The 106 points ranked sixth in the PC record book and was most in a Big South first round game ... The 20 team assists were the most in a Big South first round game ...

The Big South Conference announced its 2019 Men’s Basketball All-Conference teams, with Adam Flagler earning Freshman of the Year Honors, becoming the second Blue Hose to pick up the award in PC’s Division I history ... Davon Bell was named to the All-Conference second team, while Francois Lewis was named Honorable Mention ... Flagler and Cory Hightower were named to the All-Freshmen team, with junior JC Younger getting a nod on the All-Academic Team ... The five honorees are the most in PC Division I history ...

Adam Flagler is now PC’s Division I highest scoring freshman, surpassing Jake Troyli, who had 383 ... Troyli was a redshirt Freshman that in 2009-2010 ... True Freshman Reggie Dillard had 364 in 2013-14 ... Flagler now has 553 points and is the 17th player in PC DI history to record at least 500 points ...

The Blue Hose finished 12-3 at home ... The 12 wins at home is the most in its DI history ... PC was 9-2 at home in 2008-09 ...

The Blue Hose are 8-12 on the road this season ... The eight wins is most in their DI history ... The Blue Hose won seven in 2011-12 (7-7) ...

The 20 wins by the Blue Hose are most in PC DI history ... The Blue Hose recorded 14 wins in 2011-12 (14-15) ... PC won 13, in 2010-11 (13-18), and 12 in 2008-09 (12-17) ... The record for most wins all-time is 27, set in 92-93 and 2002-03 ... PC is tied for 17th overall in win totals ... The last time the Blue Hose won at least 20 games was in 2006-07, the final year of Division II, the team went 20-9 ...

PC finished with nine conference wins (9-7) this season, which is tied for the most in its DI history ... The Blue Hose were 9-9 in 2008-09 ...

When PC took the court against Radford, it broke the PC DI record for most games in a season with 33 ... The game against Robert Morris gave PC 35 games, tied for second most all-time ... The record is 36, set in 2002-03 and this season when PC takes plays Marshall ...

The first Gardner-Webb game of the season was the first overtime contest since Feb. 18, 2018, and first ot win since a 52-49 decision at Radford, Feb. 15, 2011 …

Adam Flagler picked up his fifth Big South Freshman-of-the-Week honors Feb. 25, for his second in a row ... He and Davon Bell also earned Player-of-the-Week Jan. 28, marking the first time in it’s DI history that PC has swept the league weekly honor ... Flagler was named FOTW five times this year, tying a PC record ... DeSean Murray was honored five times in 2013-14 ...

Davon Bell shattered the PC DI record book with his career-high 15 assists in the first meeting against Winthrop … He recorded 13 in the second game against the Eagles ...

PC had two 20-point scorers in two games against UNC Asheville, in both games against Winthrop, and against Gardner-Webb, making it seven games this season the Blue Hose have had multiple players with over 20 points ...

The home Winthrop game marked the third time this season five different players have scored in double-figures, the last coming against Boyce and Radford … PC has had at least three players score in double-figures in 30 contests this year …

PC outscored High Point (1/10), Radford (1/12), and Gardner-Webb (2/27) in the second half, marking the third, fourth and fifth games of the season it has won the second-half battle but lost the game, the other games being UCLA and Dayton …

PC pulled down 54 rebounds against Trinity Baptist, which ranked third in the PC DI record book ... This season the Blue Hose are 12-3 when out-rebounding their opponent, the three losses coming against Dayton, Radford, and Charleston Southern ...

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 ...

Several Blue Hose are showing up in the Big South statistics (as of Mar. 20) ... Adam Flagler is 11th in scoring (15.7), Francois Lewis is 14th (14.7) ... Cory Hightower is seventh in rebounding (6.3), while Davon Bell is first in assists with 6.4 ... Adam Flagler is second in three-pointers made (3.0) and in percentage (.392) ... JC Younger is fourth in three-pointers made (2.5) and first in percentage (.429) ... The assist/turnover ratio belongs to Davon Bell, who is first with 3.4 ...

In the NCAA national statistics (as of Mar. 20) PC is seventh in 3-pt fields attempts (969), sixth in assist/turnover ratio (1.6), 10th in fewest turnovers (332), eighth in 3-pt field goals per game (10.9), third in three-pointers made (370), and eighth in turnovers per game (9.8) ... Davon Bell is fifth in assist/turnover ratio (3.4), 16th in assists per game (6.4), and 14th in total assists (211) ...

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

Adam Flagler, with his 105 three-pointers, holds the PC season record ... Davon Bell broke the season mark in assists with 13 against Winthrop, he now has 222 ...

Until it hit five against Jacksonville PC had hit at least 10 three-pointers seven games in a row, including 16 against Welch ... That snapped the previous record, a five-game streak that opened the 2007-08 season ... In its DI history the Blue Hose have just 60 games with double-digit three-pointers, which includes a 15-game mark in 2007-08, and a 10-game mark last season ... PC has 24 double-digit three-pointer games this season ...

Should the 9.8 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 and was set last season, Coach Kerns’ first season ... It dropped 3.1 points from the 2016-17 season ... The 1.6 assist/turnover ratio would be season records as well ...

Davon Bell is averaging 6.5 assists per game, should he keep he will eclipse the Division I record for assists average in a season ...

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

With 11 assists against SFC Davon Bell moved into first in career assists at PC with 355 ... He now has 531 ... Bell is also just 14 steals from taking over the top career spot of 155 ... He is also 42 points from reaching the 1,000-point plateau ...

The one-point loss at Charleston Southern marked the first time since 2015-16, the Blue Hose have had a game decided by one-point ... In 2015-16, PC had four and held a 3-1 mark ...

Francois Lewis and Davon Bell each recorded a double-double against Winthrop, marking the sixth time in the PC DI history two players have had double-doubles in a single game, the last was in 2014-15 …

The 35 points for Francois Lewis against St. Francis ranked fourth in the PC record book, his 12 made field goals tying for second ... Davon Bell’s 11 assists ranked second as well ... JC Younger’s 30 points against VMI tied for ninth, his nine three-pointers also a record ...

The contest against Robert Morris gave PC 10 new opponents this season ... If you count teams since Presbyterian joined the ranks of Division I than that number moves to 11, with the last meeting between the Blue Hose and CofC Cougars occurring when PC was in Division II ...

Should these numbers hold this year’s team will break several PC Division I season records, including scoring (78.6), rebounding average (34.6), assists avg. (15.7), and scoring margin (+6.4) ... PC is currently second in fg pct. (.452) ...

PC has made at least one three-pointer in every game this season, marking the 374th 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 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 ...