Winthrop vs Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb downs Winthrop 85-79 in OT


  •  

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) Jerome Hill scored 20 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and fueled a balanced overtime attack that lifted Gardner-Webb to an 85-79 win over Winthrop on Saturday.

Gardner-Webb (16-13, 9-5 Big South) blew a 13-point lead midway through the second half and needed a Josh Castellanos free throw to force the extra period. The Runnin' Bulldogs then took control in OT, opening with four unanswered points from Onzie Branch to build a lead they'd protect with a 3-pointer from Naji Hibbert, a pair of layups from Hill and 9-for-10 shooting from the free throw line down the stretch.

Hibbert finished with 16 points and Branch had 10 for Gardner-Webb, which shot 54 percent from the field to move into a three-way, first-place tie with UNC-Asheville and Coastal Carolina atop the conference's south division.

Keon Moore led Winthrop (15-12, 8-6) with 27 points, while Larry Brown and Andre Smith had 12 apiece.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
 
Scoreboard
Winthrop (15-12)24421379
Gardner-Webb (16-13) «32341985

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
Other games
LOU 58 Final
CINCY 57
WISC 79 Final
IOWA 74
FLA 75 Final
MISS 71
SJU 54 Final
NOVA 57
ND 49 Final
UVA 70
LSU 76 Final
UK 77
IAST 71 Final
TCU 60
MINN 46 Final
OHST 64
UCLA 74 Final
STAN 83
SYR 60 Final
DUKE 66
TEXAS 54 Final
KAN 85
GW 59 Final
STL 66
DRKE 54 Final
WICH 83
ARIZ 88 Final
COLO 61
TEMP 79 Final
MEMP 82
SDSU 44 Final
NMEX 58
GONZ 66 Final
USD 69