Laster leads Gardner-Webb past Presbyterian 78-70
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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) DJ Laster had 23 points as Gardner-Webb won its 13th consecutive home game, defeating Presbyterian 78-70 on Wednesday night.
Laster made 10 of 13 shots.
David Efianayi had 19 points for Gardner-Webb (19-11, 10-6 Big South Conference). Jose Perez added 14 points and 12 rebounds. Jaheam Cornwall had six assists for the hosts.
The Runnin' Bulldogs evened the season series against the Blue Hose with the win. Presbyterian defeated Gardner-Webb 103-101 on Feb. 9. Gardner-Webb finishes out the regular season against Longwood at home on Saturday. Presbyterian finishes out the regular season against Charleston Southern at home on Saturday.
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Updated February 27, 2019