Winthrop vs Jacksonville

Winthrop 59, Jacksonville 45

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Andre Jones scored 26 points and Winthrop played tough defense down the stretch to pull away from Jacksonville 59-45 on Thursday night.

Jacksonville (2-7) jumped out to a 4-0 advantage, but Jones hit a jumper and knocked down a 3-pointer to give Winthrop the lead for good. The Dolphins kept it close, tying the score 10-10 with 12:13 left in the first half, but Winthrop finished the period on a 17-2 run to take a 27-12 lead with 1:40 remaining.

Winthrop (3-6) shot 40 percent from the field (18 of 45) and knocked down 76 percent of their free throws (19 of 25).

The Dolphins had their worst shooting performance of the season, hitting only 32.7 percent from the field (17 of 52), 7.7 percent from 3-point range (1 of 13), and 50 percent from the free-throw line (10 of 20).

Jacksonville (2-6) has now lost five straight games.

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Scoreboard
Winthrop (4-6) «273259
Jacksonville (2-7)153045

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Winthrop Eagles
G. Valentine, F365-82-272412
J. Bourne, F251-62-27034
A. Jones, G368-137-942326
R. Middleton, G333-87-1047114
A. Smith, G180-20-01020
J. Jerome200-40-04010
M. Morgan160-20-03030
G. Gamble120-11-23011
S. Diop41-10-00002
R. King00-00-00000
Totals 18-4519-2535111859
 40%76% 
Jacksonville Dolphins
G. Powell, F328-150-3130216
D. Graham, F251-50-03312
R. Powell, G361-51-26433
K. McDougald, G281-102-45244
C. Davis, G200-35-62005
T. Galvin262-81-33326
A. Cabell213-51-25037
S. Jeffers81-10-01022
E. Graham40-00-01000
Totals 17-5210-2039121745
 32.7%50% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-07-3190
UNC-Ash.0-06-4152
Radford0-05-4141
Winthrop0-05-4198
Presbyterian0-05-5263
Char. So.0-04-4226
Campbell0-04-5320
High Point0-04-5300
Longwood0-03-6351
Gardner-Webb0-03-8279

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU0-07-4105
Lipscomb0-06-435
Stetson0-07-5291
N.J. Tech0-05-5177
Jacksonville0-04-7328
No. Florida0-04-7191
S.C. Upstate0-03-9323
Kennesaw St.0-01-7286
 
Other games
KEN 67 Final
Missouri 104
Lipscomb 65 Final
MRST 89
SAV 33 Final
Wisc 66