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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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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Furman13-320-9103
ETSU12-322-677
UNC-Green.11-420-8113
Chattanooga10-519-892
Wofford9-714-15201
Samford7-816-12170
Mercer7-813-15200
VMI3-126-20321
Citadel2-139-19307
W. Carolina2-137-21262

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UNC-Ash.14-222-770
Winthrop13-321-678
Liberty13-318-11165
Gardner-Webb9-716-13217
High Point8-814-14226
Radford7-912-16218
Campbell6-1013-15280
Char. So.6-1010-17309
Longwood3-136-21337
Presbyterian1-155-22346
 
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