BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Donta Harper scored 21 points to lead four players in double digits as Gardner-Webb defeated Presbyterian 76-57 for its first 20-win season as a Division I member.
The Runnin' Bulldogs (20-11, 11-5 Big South Conference) have won seven straight games and secured the No. 2 South seed in the conference tournament.
Gardner-Webb used a 28-6 run to put the game away, starting on Jerome Hill's layup with 16:08 to play for a 38-35 lead. The Runnin' Bulldogs led 64-41 after Strange's 3-pointer with 6:38 remaining.