CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Ashton Moore scored 19 points and dished out six assists as The Citadel withstood a second-half comeback by Presbyterian for an 82-68 win on Tuesday night.
The Bulldogs (1-2) saw Presbyterian (0-2) reduce a 16-point deficit late in the second half and come within three points of tying the game with under 4 minutes left. But Dylen Setzekorn responded with a 3-pointer as part of a 9-0 run, and The Citadel did not miss a free throw in the final two minutes of play to preserve the win.
The Bulldogs drained 11 3-pointers, shooting 45.8 percent from long range.
William Truss scored a game-high 20 points and pulled down 14 rebounds for the Blue Hose. Jordan Downing and Reggie Dillard had 16 apiece.
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