Virginia-Wise vs Winthrop

Winthrop 79, Virginia-Wise 70


ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Andre Jones had 19 points to lead four double-figure scorers for Winthrop as the Eagles held off Virginia-Wise, of the NAIA, 79-70 on Sunday.

Gideon Gamble added 17 points, while Reggie Middleton and George Valentine had 10 points apiece for Winthrop (3-6). The Eagles trailed the Cavaliers 41-40 at the break, but put it together in the second half with a 13-3 run out of halftime.

Winthrop led the rest of the way, stretching the advantage to 77-62 with just less than two minutes to play on back-to-back layups by Jones and Middleton.

Virginia-Wise rallied late, going on an 8-2 in the final 1:45, but it wasn't enough.

The Eagles outscored the Cavaliers 39-29 in the second half.

Josh Jordan had a game-high 23 points to lead Virginia-Wise, which counted the game as an exhibition.

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Virginia-Wise Cavaliers
J. Jordan, F4011-141-150323
N. Gaskins, F182-51-24145
T. Berry, G407-151-133421
J. Wright, G403-100-06426
D. Smith, G372-106-657411
J. Turner221-11-22144
T. Watson30-00-00010
Totals 26-5510-1228162270
Winthrop Eagles
G. Valentine, F274-82-260310
L. Brown, F131-21-24013
R. Middleton, G375-140-134010
A. Jones, G367-145-531219
A. Smith, G150-41-20231
M. Morgan233-63-45109
R. King161-30-02322
G. Gamble146-62-350117
J. Bourne133-42-34028
S. Diop50-00-00000
D. Henry10-00-00000
Totals 30-6116-2235111479

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