Charleston Southern vs Winthrop

Winthrop 70, Charleston Southern 65

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Andre Smith scored 20 points, and Winthrop outscored Charleston Southern 21-10 midway through the second half and held on for a 70-65 victory in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday.

Joab Jerome had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Gideon Gamble grabbed nine rebounds with seven points for the Eagles (11-13, 5-7), who had lost two in a row.

Saah Nimley had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Arlon Harper scored 14 points and Mathiang Muo 13 for the Buccaneers (13-9, 8-3), who have lost three of four after winning eight straight.

Charleston Southern hit only 3 of 27 shots from beyond the arc.

The Eagles led 26-20 at halftime, but they pushed the advantage to 47-30 on Smith's 3-pointer 9:52 left.

Nimley's 3-pointer with 19 seconds remaining closed it to 65-62, but Smith and Derrick Henry made five free throws between them to seal the victory.

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Charleston Southern (13-9)204565
Winthrop (11-13) «264470
 

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
M. Muo, F293-106-740213
A. Fullah, C121-10-02032
S. Nimley, G377-198-10103324
A. Harper, G305-144-761514
J. Sexton, G280-80-02120
C. Bowen182-40-01114
P. Gombwer170-22-26022
M. Bernard132-30-10024
S. Strickland111-40-00032
M. Kennedy50-00-01000
Totals 21-6520-273562365
 32.3%74.1% 
Winthrop Eagles
J. Jerome, F352-56-6101211
J. Bourne, F254-60-13008
A. Smith, G315-96-733420
D. Henry, G282-83-41227
G. Gamble, G263-90-09157
R. King222-31-24235
S. Johnson211-27-85039
C. Farmer81-30-01023
S. Diop40-00-00000
Totals 20-4523-284092170
 44.4%82.1% 
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NorthConf. W-LTot. W-L
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VMI11-522-13
Radford10-622-13
Campbell6-1012-20
Liberty5-1111-21
Longwood3-138-24
SouthConf. W-LTot. W-L
Coast. Car.11-521-13
Winthrop10-620-13
Gardner-Webb10-618-15
NC-Asheville10-617-15
Char. So.6-1013-18
Presbyterian2-146-26
 
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