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Smith scores 23, Winthrop rallies to beat USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Nych Smith scored 23 points and Winthrop dominated the second half to defeat South Carolina Upstate 82-72 on Saturday.

After trailing by eight at halftime, Winthrop outscored the Spartans 43-25 in the second half. Winthrop first took the second-half lead, 54-53, when Kyle Zunic's 3-pointer capped a 15-6 run with 14:17 remaining. Later, the Eagles went up 62-61 on a layup by Smith with 8:27 remaining and Winthrop led the rest of the game.

Winthrop, which lost to Longwood on Wednesday, improved to 12-6 overall and at 4-1 in the Big South remains one game behind Radford (5-0).

Adam Pickett scored 16 points and Zunic had 14 for the Eagles.

Deion Holmes made 6-of-9 3-pointers and scored 31 points for Upstate (5-15, 0-5).

Winthrop had a 47-34 rebounding advantage and outshot the Spartans 44 percent to 38 percent. Both teams were 11 of 29 on 3-pointers.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Winthrop 12-6 394382
home team logo SC Upstate 5-15 472572
Team Stats
away team logo Winthrop 12-6 83.3 PPG 44.2 RPG 15.3 APG
home team logo SC Upstate 5-15 67.8 PPG 36 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
0
N. Smith 16.8 PPG 2.6 RPG 3.7 APG 44.8 FG%
0
M. Moore 15.8 PPG 6.9 RPG 2.3 APG 45.9 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB