Presbyterian beats VMI 63-57

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CLINTON, S.C. (AP)—Chase Holmes scored 24 points to lead Presbyterian in a 63-57 win over Virginia Military Institute on Monday night.

Pierre Miller added 13 points and Al’Lonzo Coleman had 12 for the Blue Hose (11-15, 8-7 Big South Conference), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Chavis Holmes led the Keydets (20-8, 11-4) with 19 points, while Ron Burks had 15 points, including a 4-for-8 game from beyond the arc, and nine rebounds. Travis Holmes chipped in with 12 points for VMI, which has dropped two in a row.

Presbyterian led 27-15 at halftime after a rough first half for VMI, which shot just 19.2 percent from the floor (5 of 26). The Keydets fought back in the second, outscoring the Blue Hose 42-36, but could never take the lead.

Presbyterian won the rebounding battle 39-30.

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6-12,  19 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists
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10-17,  24 Pts
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