CLINTON, S.C. -- Davon Bell scored 18 points, handed out six assists and hit a pair of free throws with three seconds left to help Presbyterian hold off Longwood 67-62 on Thursday night.
Bell scored the last seven points of the game for the Blue Hose (12-12, 3-8 Big South Conference). Bell hit a jumper and 1 of 2 free throws to give Presbyterian a 63-57 lead with 2:28 left to play. The Lancers (6-18, 3-8) pulled within 63-62 on an Isaiah Walton layup and a 3-pointer by Charles Glover, but Bell buried a jumper to stretch the lead to 65-62. Walton missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer for Longwood with six seconds left, setting up Bell's free throws.
Presbyterian hit 7 of 15 from distance (47 percent), while the Lancers made 8 of 21 (38 percent).
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