Gardner-Webb vs Winthrop

Winthrop 56, Gardner-Webb 54

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Reggie Middleton was fouled on his attempt at a game-winning 3-pointer with 1 second left, and he sank all three foul shots to propel Winthrop over Gardner-Webb 56-54 on Thursday night.

The teams traded leads five times in the final 5 minutes, as Tashan Newsome's layup put the Runnin' Bulldogs up 54-53 with 1:29 to play. Both teams went scoreless until the game's final second, combining for three timeouts, a turnover and a missed 3.

Coming out of Gardner-Webb's final timeout, Middleton had a look for a possible game-winning trey. He was fouled, though, and stepped to the line to go 3-for-3.

George Valentine led the Eagles (8-12, 5-4 Big South Conference) with 12 points and 12 rebounds, while Matt Morgan also scored 12 points. Middleton finished with 11. The Eagles have alternated wins and losses in their last six games.

Newsome led Gardner-Webb (9-12, 4-5) with 11 points.

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Gardner-Webb (9-12)252954
Winthrop (8-12) «312556

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
T. Newsome, F285-121-240111
S. Johnson, F171-30-04052
M. Byron, C282-45-76019
T. Strange, G363-62-511019
M. Landis, G304-111-321110
K. Hartley262-40-06136
D. Harper162-33-42027
L. Buggs110-00-01020
C. Hensley70-00-00030
D. Brown20-00-00000
Totals 19-4312-2129121954
 44.2%57.1% 
Winthrop Eagles
J. Bourne, F211-23-42025
G. Valentine, C376-80-2121112
A. Jones, G353-100-02018
R. Middleton, G353-104-538211
D. Henry, G80-21-21011
M. Morgan225-112-230312
G. Gamble201-51-17033
J. Jerome171-12-41134
A. Smith50-10-00210
S. Diop10-00-00000
Totals 20-5013-2034121756
 40%65% 
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328

Big South
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
 
Other games
Wake 73 Final
DUKE 91
Virginia 70 Final
GT 38
Illinois 52 Final
PSU 54
NC 82 Final
VT 68
PEP 47 Final
STMA 61