Lewis carries Presbyterian over Gardner-Webb 103-101 in OT
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Francois Lewis had 29 points, including three straight free throws in the final second of overtime as Presbyterian extended its home winning streak to eight games, edging past Gardner-Webb 103-101 on Saturday.
Davon Bell added 21 points for the Blue Hose. Bell also had eight assists for the Blue Hose.
Cory Hightower had 16 points and seven rebounds for Presbyterian (15-11, 7-4 Big South Conference). Adam Flagler added 13 points.
Presbyterian scored at least 100 points for the fourth time this season (4-0), while Gardner-Webb reached the 100-point mark for the fourth game (3-1).
David Efianayi tied a season high with 26 points and had six assists for the Runnin’ Bulldogs (15-10, 6-5). Jose Perez added 23 points. Nate Johnson had 19 points.
Presbyterian takes on Winthrop on the road on Wednesday. Gardner-Webb plays Charleston Southern at home on Wednesday.
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