Presbyterian vs Winthrop

Winthrop 62, Presbyterian 51

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Gideon Gamble scored 12 points off the bench and Winthrop never trailed, beating Presbyterian 62-51 Wednesday night in a Big South Conference game.

Gamble helped the Eagles dominate in bench points 21-4.

Andre Smith scored 11 points and Steve Johnson added eight to help Winthrop (7-9, 1-3) snap a four-game losing streak.

Trailing at halftime 34-26, Presbyterian (3-15, 0-4) got within four points, 42-38, on a pair of Truss Williams free throws, but the Eagles answered with a 15-5 run to make it 57-43 with 3:10 left to play. Gamble started the run with a jumper, and Larry Brown capped it with a dunk.

Winthrop closed out the game converting 5 of 6 free throws down the stretch.

The Eagles made 17 free throws compared to Presbyterian's eight.

Jordan Downing scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Blue Hose, who have now lost four straight.

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Presbyterian Blue Hose
J. Clyburn, F232-50-03154
W. Truss, C182-53-34047
K. Mutakabbir, G392-102-23318
J. Downing, G3610-163-380326
R. McTavish, G271-50-02032
E. Washington312-40-04514
R. Hargrave220-40-01120
A. Anderson40-10-01010
Totals 19-508-828102051
 38%100% 
Winthrop Eagles
J. Jerome, F362-71-28626
J. Bourne, F272-54-55018
S. Johnson, C173-54-521310
A. Smith, G303-62-260011
D. Henry, G271-74-82116
G. Gamble245-90-061212
L. Brown222-42-35036
R. King100-10-01100
S. Diop40-00-10010
C. Farmer31-20-00003
Totals 19-4617-2635101362
 41.3%65.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop14-322-675
UNC-Ash.14-322-874
Liberty14-319-11172
Gardner-Webb10-717-13207
High Point9-815-14231
Radford8-913-16219
Campbell6-1113-16283
Char. So.6-1110-18303
Longwood3-146-22338
Presbyterian1-165-23346
 
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