High Point vs Winthrop

High Point 74, Winthrop 61

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Adam Weary and Allan Chaney each scored 13 points and High Point rode a big second half to a 74-61 victory over Winthrop Saturday in a Big South Conference opener.

The Panthers (6-7, 1-0) got double-figure scoring from Devante Williams (11 points) and Dejuan McGaughy and John Brown (10 each). But it was Derrell Edwards who helped High Point make its decisive second-half run.

With Winthrop (6-7, 0-1) leading 44-42, Edwards hit three consecutive 3-pointers - his only points of the game - in a 13-0 run. After scoring just 26 points in the first half, the Panthers outscored Winthrop 48-32 after the break.

High Point made 8 of 19 3-point attempts. Winthrop was just 3 of 14 beyond the arc.

The Panthers also had a 46-31 rebounding advantage, and their bench outscored Winthrop's 32-14.

Gideon Gamble led Winthrop with 14 points. Joab Jerome added 13 and James Bourne 10.

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High Point Panthers
B. Mikulic, F200-30-05120
J. Brown, F175-110-020410
A. Weary, G285-103-582013
D. McGaughy, G263-62-412310
D. Edwards, G253-70-42349
A. Chaney244-94-480513
L. Cugini241-60-05303
D. Wallace184-72-290011
C. Law161-23-40015
J. Cheek20-10-00000
Totals 26-6214-2346111974
 41.9%60.9% 
Winthrop Eagles
J. Jerome, F364-135-865213
J. Bourne, F253-34-640310
L. Brown, F234-61-26159
G. Gamble, G305-102-341514
A. Smith, G300-61-23121
D. Henry282-81-20126
S. Johnson173-72-26018
R. King80-00-00100
S. Diop30-00-00000
Totals 21-5316-2531102061
 39.6%64% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop13-523-9130
High Point13-521-11157
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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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