Dillard and Lewis both had career highs with Dillard scoring 26 points and Lewis adding 23 while grabbing seven rebounds. JC Younger had 12 points and Davon Bell added 10 with four assists and two steals.
Presbyterian (5-5) led throughout, but the Bulldogs (1-8) stayed within striking distance. The Blue Hose held a 44-41 advantage at the break and quickly opened a 54-42 lead in the second period.
Donte Wright made three straight free throws as the Bulldogs closed to 70-65 with 5:47 left. Dillard answered with a layup and Ethan Kay drilled a 3 as the Blue Hose pulled away in the closing minutes.
Morsell flushes jam off Buckeyes' fastbreak
Darryl Morsell comes away with a steal and finishes the fastbreak with a 2-handed slam.
Fernando nails and-1 jumper while being double-teamed
Maryland's Bruno Fernando shows off his shooting skills by hitting an and-1 jumper while being double-teamed by Buckeyes' defenders.
USF set to test No. 21 Houston in AAC action
No. 21 Houston, back atop the American Athletic Conference standings, will be the road again when it takes on South Florida on Saturday in Tampa.