VMI vs Winthrop

Winthrop 91, VMI 84

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Andre Jones scored 27 points and Reggie Middleton had his first double-double of the season as Winthrop rallied from a nine-point deficit and held on to defeat Virginia Military Institute 91-84 on Saturday.

Middleton had 18 points and 12 rebounds and reserve Matt Morgan added 20 points for the Eagles on 8-of-14 shooting.

Winthrop (6-10, 3-2 Big South Conference) trailed 32-23 with 5:56 to go until halftime.

Jones then scored nine points and George Valentine, who finished with 16, added four as Winthrop battled to get within a point, 37-36, at the break.

Tied at 41 with 18:31 left, Valentine scored four points and Jones had two, putting the Eagles ahead for good.

Winthrop won its second straight after a four-game skid and snapped a three-game losing streak to the Keydets (7-9, 2-4).

Keith Gabriel scored 26 points on 7-of-18 shooting, including 5 of 9 3-pointers, to lead VMI.

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Winthrop (6-10) «365591

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VMI Keydets
R. Burks, F322-65-72239
S. Okoye, F174-55-730413
W. Whiting, C70-10-01110
K. Gabriel, G317-187-832326
R. Glasgow, G193-50-03128
D. Covington336-84-580316
M. Sparks243-42-331010
N. Gore181-30-02452
Q. Upshur120-20-01110
J. Weethee60-10-00100
B. Brown10-00-00000
Totals 26-5323-3030132284
 49.1%76.7% 
Winthrop Eagles
G. Valentine, F366-74-753416
J. Bourne, F121-10-12012
A. Jones, G3610-165-643327
R. Middleton, G366-114-6612118
D. Henry, G50-30-00000
J. Jerome324-60-09348
M. Morgan318-143-370220
G. Gamble70-20-00040
A. Smith30-30-00010
L. Brown20-00-00010
Totals 35-6316-2334212191
 55.6%69.6% 
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ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
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Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
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