Bell had 13 points in the first half when the Blue Hose (9-13, 2-7 Big South Conference) shot 54 percent and opened a 33-26 lead. Dillard had 12 in the second half when Presbyterian held the Buccaneers (7-13, 2-7) to 27 percent shooting.
Phlandrous Fleming and Christian Keeling scored 13 points apiece for Charleston Southern, which stayed within striking range because Presbyterian went 5 of 10 from the foul line in the second half and committed 12 of its 19 turnovers.
Charleston Southern scored the first 10 points of the game but the Blue Hose caught up with their own 10-0 run midway through the first half and took the lead for good and scored the last eight points of the first half.
No. 8 Auburn, Arizona to battle in Maui consolation game
No. 8 Auburn tested top-ranked Duke in the second round of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational on Tuesday, but in the end, it was just too much Marques Bolden and RJ Barrett as the Tigers lost for the first time this year and the Blue Devils (5-0) won for...
Dickerson rallies Washington past Texas A&M 71-67
Noah Dickerson scored a season-high 24 points, and Washington overcame foul trouble and terrible shooting in the first half to rally for a 71-67 win over Texas A&M on Tuesday night.
No. 1 Duke, No. 3 Gonzaga to decide Maui title
Duke has met a challenge of dealing with game pressure.