Presbyterian 103, Montreat 73
Al’Lonzo Coleman and Khalid Mutakabbir combined for 39 points as
Presbyterian beat Montreat 103-73 on Friday night in the season
opener for both teams.
Entering the second half with a 48-38 lead, Coleman and
Mutakabbir led Presbyterian on a 30-8 run that put the contest out
of reach. During the run, Coleman scored 12 points while Mutakabbir
hit three shots from 3-point range. Coleman finished with 21 points
and Mutakabbir tallied 18.
Presbyterian shot well throughout the second half, making 72.4
percent (21 of 29) of their field goal attempts and hitting seven
Six Presbyterian players scored in double figures and the Blue
Hose bench outscored Montreat’s 48-25.
Dustin Harris paced Montreat, scoring 20 points and grabbing 15
rebounds. But the Cavaliers couldn’t keep up offensively, shooting
40.8 percent (29 of 71) from the field, 23.1 percent (3 of 13) from
beyond the arc. They also committed 14 turnovers.