Winthrop vs Campbell

Winthrop 71, Campbell 55

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Reggie Middleton scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, as Winthrop defeated Campbell 71-55 Wednesday in the Big South Conference tournament quarterfinals.

The sixth-seeded Eagles (12-19), who have won nine of the last 13 Big South tournament titles, will face No. 7 Virginia Military Institute in the semifinals Thursday night.

Two 3-pointers by Middleton and a jumper by George Valentine - all assisted by Joab Jerome - gave Winthrop a 28-19 lead after the third-seeded Camels (17-15) had scored six straight points.

Campbell never got closer than seven points after that and trailed by double digits all but 1:10 of the second half.

Andre Jones scored 14 points for Winthrop, which lost five of its final regular-season games, including the last three. Jerome finished with nine assists and eight points for the Eagles.

Darren White scored 15 points to pace Campbell, which won both of its regular-season games against Winthrop.

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Winthrop Eagles
J. Jerome, F372-54-44928
J. Bourne, F151-20-00012
G. Valentine, C343-51-27037
R. Middleton, G337-136-614225
A. Jones, G315-160-031214
M. Morgan233-63-67139
G. Gamble152-60-03004
R. King80-00-01210
L. Brown41-10-00022
Totals 24-5414-1831171671
 44.4%77.8% 
Campbell Fighting Camels
E. Griffin, F302-54-47228
M. Harris, F231-20-02122
D. White, G344-85-921415
L. Merthie, G323-80-03409
T. Freeman, G262-72-21246
A. Celestin284-60-07338
A. Ryan162-62-23027
R. Ferguson60-10-00020
A. Horton50-00-00000
Totals 18-4313-1729131955
 41.9%76.5% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop13-523-9130
High Point13-521-11157
UNC-Ash.12-622-12137
Coast. Car.12-621-12164
Gardner-Webb10-817-16209
Liberty10-813-19264
Radford9-916-15191
Campbell5-1312-18308
Presbyterian5-1311-20319
Longwood5-1310-23323
Char. So.5-139-21298
 
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