Gardner-Webb vs Winthrop

Winthrop 56, Gardner-Webb 54

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Reggie Middleton was fouled on his attempt at a game-winning 3-pointer with 1 second left, and he sank all three foul shots to propel Winthrop over Gardner-Webb 56-54 on Thursday night.

The teams traded leads five times in the final 5 minutes, as Tashan Newsome's layup put the Runnin' Bulldogs up 54-53 with 1:29 to play. Both teams went scoreless until the game's final second, combining for three timeouts, a turnover and a missed 3.

Coming out of Gardner-Webb's final timeout, Middleton had a look for a possible game-winning trey. He was fouled, though, and stepped to the line to go 3-for-3.

George Valentine led the Eagles (8-12, 5-4 Big South Conference) with 12 points and 12 rebounds, while Matt Morgan also scored 12 points. Middleton finished with 11. The Eagles have alternated wins and losses in their last six games.

Newsome led Gardner-Webb (9-12, 4-5) with 11 points.

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Gardner-Webb (9-12)252954
Winthrop (8-12) «312556

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
T. Newsome, F285-121-240111
S. Johnson, F171-30-04052
M. Byron, C282-45-76019
T. Strange, G363-62-511019
M. Landis, G304-111-321110
K. Hartley262-40-06136
D. Harper162-33-42027
L. Buggs110-00-01020
C. Hensley70-00-00030
D. Brown20-00-00000
Totals 19-4312-2129121954
 44.2%57.1% 
Winthrop Eagles
J. Bourne, F211-23-42025
G. Valentine, C376-80-2121112
A. Jones, G353-100-02018
R. Middleton, G353-104-538211
D. Henry, G80-21-21011
M. Morgan225-112-230312
G. Gamble201-51-17033
J. Jerome171-12-41134
A. Smith50-10-00210
S. Diop10-00-00000
Totals 20-5013-2034121756
 40%65% 
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Lipscomb0-08-434
FGCU0-07-5179
Stetson0-07-6289
N.J. Tech0-06-6218
No. Florida0-05-8176
Jacksonville0-04-8334
S.C. Upstate0-03-10325
Kennesaw St.0-02-8261

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-08-3201
Winthrop0-06-4180
Presbyterian0-06-5250
UNC-Ash.0-06-5160
Campbell0-05-5313
Radford0-05-5141
Char. So.0-04-5326
High Point0-04-6305
Gardner-Webb0-04-8278
Longwood0-03-8349
 
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Wake 73 Final
DUKE 91
Virginia 70 Final
GT 38
Illinois 52 Final
PSU 54
NC 82 Final
VT 68
PEP 47 Final
STMA 61