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Preston puts away Bucs with early run

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 29th, 2013

B-U guard Zane Clevenger (32) pulls up for a shot in the lane during the first half of Tuesday’s Big Ten Conference basketball game against Preston. Clevenger scored eight points in the Bucs’ 67-38 loss to the Knights.
Photo by BRIAN BERGSTROM/The Record Delta

TENNERTON — The Preston Knights jumped out to a 20-8 first-quarter lead Tuesday and added to their advantage throughout Tuesday’s Big Ten Conference contest, defeating the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers 67-38.

Preston’s man-to-man defensive pressure forced the Bucs into 16 turnovers, allowing the Knights to gain an 18-2 advantage in fast-break points and a 40-20 edge in points in the paint. Preston improved to 11-2 overall and 7-0 in the Big Ten with the win, while sending the Bucs to their 13th straight loss.

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