Gardner-Webb vs Winthrop

Winthrop 61, Gardner-Webb 55


ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Andre Smith scored 14 points to lead Winthrop to a 61-55 victory over Gardner-Webb in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday night.

Christian Farmer had 13 points and James Bourne 11 points and six rebounds for the Eagles (8-10, 2-4), who had lost five of its past six games coming in.

Kevin Hartley led Gardner-Webb (10-10, 2-4) with 13 points, and Tashan Newsome had 11.

The Eagles outscored the Runnin' Bulldogs 18-6 on points in the paint, and Winthrop made 15 of 20 at the foul line to Gardner Webb's 5 of 9.

Winthrop led 18-12 on Gideon's free-throws at 6:55 on the way to a 30-24 advantage at the break.

Gardner-Webb took its first lead in the second half at 39-37 at 15:21 on Max Landis' 3-pointer, but Farmer's 3-pointer at the 12:55 mark gave the Eagles a 44-41 advantage they never relinquished.

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
K. Hartley, F315-70-050313
J. Hill, F281-20-04142
D. Harper, F142-53-31157
M. Landis, G333-100-00208
T. Strange, G232-40-04115
T. Newsome295-101-214211
J. Davis161-40-04113
O. Branch121-31-24003
M. Byron90-00-21000
I. Ivey51-20-00003
Totals 21-475-927101655
Winthrop Eagles
J. Jerome, F321-72-22414
J. Bourne, F284-63-463211
L. Brown, F250-30-06010
A. Smith, G354-64-411214
D. Henry, G252-70-02125
G. Gamble222-84-62028
C. Farmer144-52-420113
S. Johnson92-20-02004
S. Diop51-10-01012
R. King50-00-01000
Totals 20-4515-203091261
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point13-523-1089
Char. So.13-519-12164
Coast. Car.12-624-10130
Other games
PSU 49 Final
IND 72
BUTL 53 Final
LAS 54
DUKE 63 Final
UM 90
FLA 64 Final
UGA 47
CSU 61 Final
CREI 69 Final
WICH 62 Final
MINN 48 Final
NW 55
WSU 61 Final
ORE 68