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Presbyterian Blue Hose (10-22)


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@ ChSou 
L 49-75
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@ HighPt 
L 58-67
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vs. CoastC 
W 80-69
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@ Win 
L 53-80
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vs. Lngwd 
L 61-65
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Longwood tops Presbyterian 65-61 in Big South tourney opener

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Shaquille Johnson had 25 points and a career-high 11 rebounds to help No. 9 seed Longwood slip past eighth-seeded Presbyterian 65-61 in the opening game of the Big South tournament on Wednesday.

Leron Fisher added 16 points and Quincy Taylor 13 for Longwood (10-22), which will face top-seeded Charleston Southern on Friday in the quarterfinals. Fisher and Taylor hit four 3-pointers, and had four assists, apiece.

Fisher and Taylor combined for three-consecutive 3s to ignite a 17-3 run which gave Longwood a 59-50 lead it wouldn't relinquish with 6:44 remaining.

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Leaders
Points: J. Downing16.6
Rebounds: W. Truss7.4
Assists: D. Bell2.9
FG%: J. Downing41.3%
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: J. Downing35.6%
Steals: D. Murray1.5
Blocks: W. Truss1.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin35-3
4 Duke33-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin35-3
4 Arizona34-4
5 Duke33-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 UNI31-4
10 Iowa State25-9
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Big South Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
High Point 13-5 23-10
Charleston Southern 13-5 19-12
Coastal Carolina 12-6 24-10
Radford 12-6 22-12
Winthrop 12-6 19-13
Gardner-Webb 10-8 20-15
UNC Asheville 10-8 15-16
Presbyterian 6-12 10-22
Longwood 5-13 11-23
Campbell 4-14 10-22
Liberty 2-16 8-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 61.8 (305)
Rebounds: 9.3 (280)
Assists: 10.7 (298)
FG%: 44.7% (101)
FT%: 65.9% (287)
3P%: 32.0% (277)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.2 (254)
Rebounds: 22.9 (235)
Assists: 14.4 (319)
FG%: 44.3% (244)
FT%: 69.5% (188)
3P%: 37.8% (325)
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