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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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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