Liberty vs Winthrop

Winthrop 66, Liberty 56

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Joab Jerome scored 16 points and Larry Brown added a double-double, 10 points and 10 rebounds to help Winthrop pull away from Liberty 66-56 Saturday night in Big South Conference play.

Derrick Henry scored 15 points to help Winthrop (10-11, 4-5) win its fourth-straight game at home.

On top 52-49 with 6:50 to play, Winthrop extended its lead behind a 14-2 run capped by Andre Smith's 3-pointer to make it 64-51 with 2:03 remaining.

Liberty (7-16, 3-6) made just one field goal the rest of the way as Winthrop cruised to the victory.

James scored 14 points in the second half, and Winthrop led by as many as 13 points.

Winthrop shot 60 percent (15 of 25) in the second half while holding Liberty to just 36.7 percent (11 of 30).

Tavares Speaks finished with 15 points for the Flames.

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Liberty Flames
J. Coronado, F292-30-013114
T. Gielo, F263-104-451310
D. Marshall, G343-74-423011
T. Speaks, G334-127-830315
J. Sanders, G324-130-02119
C. Roberts162-70-01025
A. Smith120-20-02030
J. Vander Pol91-10-02002
L. Taylor60-10-01010
C. Donley20-00-01000
S. Ogukwe10-00-00000
Totals 19-5615-163461456
 33.9%93.8% 
Winthrop Eagles
L. Brown, F315-70-0101210
J. Jerome, F297-113-562318
J. Bourne, F161-20-01042
D. Henry, G325-112-351015
A. Smith, G272-90-04215
G. Gamble223-80-04237
S. Diop191-22-43014
C. Farmer132-60-01015
R. King110-10-01510
Totals 26-577-1238131666
 45.6%58.3% 
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Gardner-Webb10-820-15138
NC-Asheville10-815-16242
Presbyterian6-1210-22315
Longwood5-1311-23316
Campbell4-1410-22323
Liberty2-168-24347
 
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