HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Allan Chaney finished with career-highs of 21 points and 12 rebounds to lift High Point past Presbyterian 78-68 Saturday night in Big South Conference play.
The Panthers never trailed at any point in the game.
Ahead 63-60 with 5:30 left to play, High Point extended its lead with a 7-2 run, going ahead 70-62 on Weary's layup with 2:29 remaining.
The Panthers went 6 for 6 at the charity stripe in the final 1:01 to seal the victory.
High Point shot 60 percent (15 of 25) and made 19 free throws in the second half, compared to 10 for Presbyterian.
Joshua Clyburn finished with 17 points for the Blue Hose (5-18, 2-7), who have lost three of their last four games.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.