Presbyterian beats Charleston Southern 58-51

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CLINTON, S.C. (AP)—Travis Smith scored a career-high 22 points, leading Presbyterian to a 58-51 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.

Jake Troyli added 15 points for the Blue Hose (4-19, 2-9 Big South Conference), who snapped a four-game losing skid.

Presbyterian’s Chase Holmes saw a scoring streak of 47 consecutive games come to an end, though, as he didn’t take a shot in his 5 minutes of play.

The Blue Hose led 32-25 at halftime, but Charleston Southern went on an 8-0 run to cut the Blue Hose lead to three points as late as 3:49.

With 28 seconds remaining and Presbyterian up by three, Charleston Southern’s Kelvin Martin went to the foul line and missed both opportunities. Presbyterian’s Walt Allen then missed his pair, but a rebound by Hargrave gave Smith a chance at the line. He hit his shots for the win.

Kenny Mitchell scored 13 points for the Buccaneers (10-11, 6-5).

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 Top Performers
 Charleston Sou.
Kelvin Martin Kelvin Martin
4-14,  11 Pts
12 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Presbyterian
Travis Smith Travis Smith
6-8,  22 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists

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