Dillard and Lewis both had career highs with Dillard scoring 26 points and Lewis adding 23 while grabbing seven rebounds. JC Younger had 12 points and Davon Bell added 10 with four assists and two steals.
Presbyterian (5-5) led throughout, but the Bulldogs (1-8) stayed within striking distance. The Blue Hose held a 44-41 advantage at the break and quickly opened a 54-42 lead in the second period.
Donte Wright made three straight free throws as the Bulldogs closed to 70-65 with 5:47 left. Dillard answered with a layup and Ethan Kay drilled a 3 as the Blue Hose pulled away in the closing minutes.
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|North Carolina A&T||9-3||2||14-12|
|North Carolina Central||8-5||3.5||13-14|
|South Carolina State||5-7||6||7-21|