December 13, 2014

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Jordan Downing scored 22 points, William Truss added 17 and 12 rebounds, and Presbyterian pulled away midway through the second half to beat NAIA Montreat 79-68 on Saturday.

Montreat's Joshua Foster scored five-straight points to give the Cavaliers a one-point advantage, 53-52, with 9:50 left to play. Presbyterian then went on a 10-0 run - scoring eight of those points at the free throw line - to go up for good.

In the final six minutes Montreat shot 5 of 7 from 3-point range, but the Blue Hose countered, shooting 6 of 8 from the floor to close out the game.

Austin Anderson added 14 points for Presbyterian (4-6), and finished with eight rebounds, six assists and four steals. Markus Terry had 12 points and Ed Drew chipped in 11.

Will Lewis led the Cavaliers with 26 points on 8-of-12 shooting and Foster chipped in 23.

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