HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 22 points as Hampton defeated Winthrop 90-75 on Thursday night.
Greg Heckstall had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Hampton (13-15, 8-7 Big South...
Pickett puts Winthrop over Charleston Southern 80-78 in 2OT
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adam Pickett sank two free throws with four seconds remaining in the second overtime to give Winthrop an 80-78 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
Polite Jr. scores 22 to lead Radford over Winthrop 87-81
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. matched his season high with 22 points as Radford defeated Winthrop 87-81 on Thursday night.
Carlik Jones had 16 points and eight assists for Radford (19-8,...
Winthrop defeats Hampton 101-91
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Nych Smith and Josh Ferguson scored 20 points apiece as Winthrop defeated Hampton 101-91 on Saturday. Ferguson also had eight rebounds for the Eagles.
Bjorn Broman had 18 points for Winthrop (16-8, 8-3 Big South Conference). Charles Falden added 16 points and six rebounds.
Winthrop is undefeated (4-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.
Winthrop holds off Charleston Southern 76-72
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charles Falden and Josh Ferguson scored 17 points apiece and Winthrop held off Charleston Southern 76-72 on Thursday night.
Falden made 7 of 11 shots, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, and grabbed nine rebounds for the Eagles (15-8, 7-3 Big South Conference), who snapped a two-game skid and moved into second place, two games behind Radford.
Broman leads Winthrop over Gardner-Webb 97-88
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Bjorn Broman tied his season high with 20 points as Winthrop defeated Gardner-Webb 97-88 on Thursday night.
7 Eagles make 3s in Winthrop’s 66-45 win over UNC Asheville
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Nych Smith scored 15 points, Bjorn Broman made four from the arc to reach 200 3-pointers in his career and Winthop defeated UNC Asheville 66-45 on Monday.
Broman became the seventh player in program history to make 200 3-pointers. Seven Eagles scored from the arc. Adam Pickett had 11 points and Kyle Zunic 10 for Winthrop (13-6, 5-1 Big South), which made 13 of 40 3-point attempts to 4 of 24 for the Bulldogs (2-18, 0-6), who lost their eighth straight.
Walton scores season-high 30 in Longwood’s win over Winthrop
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Isaiah Walton scored a season-high 30 points and Longwood knocked off Winthrop 75-61 on Wednesday night, the Lancers' first win over the Eagles in 10 games.
The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Eagles (11-6, 3-1 Big South) and dropped them into a second-place tie with High Point behind idle Radford (3-0).
JaShaun Smith had 12 points and Damarion Geter grabbed 10 rebounds with blocked four shots for Longwood (12-7, 2-2).
Smith with 19 leads Winthrop to 80-63 win over High Point
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Nych Smith scored 19 points off the bench, leading Winthrop to an 80-63 win over High Point on Saturday.
Bjorn Broman had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Eagles (11-5, 3-0 Big South) who have won three straight. Austin Awad added 12 points and four rebounds and Adam Pickett had 11 points and three assists.
Smith scored 10 points in the final eight minutes of the first half to carry Winthrop to a 39-32 edge at the break.
Awad sparks Winthrop comeback in topping UNC Asheville 80-65
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Austin Awad hit 6 of 9 from 3-point range and Winthrop held UNC Asheville scoreless for the final 3½ minutes as the Eagles won the Big South opener, 80-65 on Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles have now won seven straight conference openers.
Broman, Pickett spark turnaround, Winthrop tops Prairie View
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adam Pickett scored all but one of his 15 points in the second half when Winthrop came from behind to defeat Prairie View A&M 76-62 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to four.
Winthrop pours in 14 3-pointers in 88-74 win over UMES
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Kyle Zunic scored 10 of his career-high 21 points in the first half when the Eagles built a 19-point lead and Winthrop defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 88-74 in a Thursday morning game.
Zunic had four 3-pointers as Winthrop (6-4), second nationally in 3-point field goals per game at 13.4, made 14 of 38 from distance. The Australian sophomore also grabbed 10 rebounds.
Pickett, Awad score 18 each, Winthrop cruises to 109-66 win
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adam Pickett scored 18 points in a near-perfect game, making 6 of 7 from the field including all five attempts from behind the 3-point arc, grabbed seven rebounds and picked up six assists as Winthrop defeated Hiwassee College 109-66 on Sunday.
Scerbinskis scores 20, Winthrop beats Warren Wilson 116-76
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Raivis Scerbinskis scored 20 points, Nych Smith had 19 points and seven assists, and Winthrop beat Warren Wilson 116-76 on Saturday.
Smith led all scorers with 14 first-half points and Scerbinskis' 3-pointer with nine minutes left put Winthrop at the century mark for a 45-point lead. The Eagles led by as many as 49, made 16 3-pointers and outrebounded Warren Wilson 63-35.
Rodriguez’s jumper lifts ETSU past Winthrop 76-74
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez's jump shot with 21 seconds left put East Tennessee State ahead for good in a 76-74 win against Winthrop on Saturday.
After Winthrop called timeout, Isaiah Tisdale swiped the ball from Nych Smith who then fouled Daivien Williamson with 11 seconds remaining. Williamson made one of two free throws, and after the Eagles secured the rebound, Kyle Zunic missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Winthrop sets school scoring records in 134-99 win
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Michael Anumba scored 19 points to lead six teammates in double-digit scoring and Winthrop set a school record for total points and first-half points in beating Division III Pfeiffer University 134-99 on Tuesday night.
Colts make moves to fill holes in injury-plagued backfield
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts re-signed running back Tion Green after putting Josh Ferguson on the waived-injured list.
It's the latest move by the Colts to reinforce a backfield plagued by injuries.
Green joined the roster last week after injuries to Marlon Mack and Robert Turbin left the Colts with only three healthy backs on the roster. He was waived Friday after Ferguson returned from an injury.
Charleston Southern ends Winthrop’s title hopes, 78-75
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 26 points and Christian Keeling 22 as Charleston Southern beat Winthrop 78-75 on Saturday to erase the Eagles' Big South title hopes.
Winthrop (18-11, 12-6) came into the regular-season finale a game back of UNC Asheville, where the Eagles lost on Thursday, but fell behind by 19 points with nine minutes remaining. The Buccaneers made 10 of 12 free throws in the final 41 seconds to hold off the Eagles.
Winthrop’s balance sinks Longwood 79-64
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Josh Ferguson had 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead a balanced attack and Winthrop defeated Longwood 79-64 on Sunday to set up a Big South showdown with UNC Asheville next week.
Ferguson had a dunk to cap an 11-0 run early in the second half that put the Eagles ahead 43-30 and hit a jumper that ended a 7-2 surge for a 67-49 lead with 6½ minutes to play.
Winthrop (18-9, 12-4) and Asheville started the day tied for first and play at Winthrop on Thursday.
Cooks’ effort leads Winthrop past Gardner-Webb 90-71
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Senior Xavier Cooks poured in a career-high 36 points and added season highs of 16 rebounds and six blocked shots to power Winthrop to a 90-71 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday night.
Winthrop's fourth straight win lifted it into a first-place tie in the Big South Conference with UNC Asheville, which lost in overtime to Liberty on Thursday.
Winthrop controls High Point from the start with 82-70 win
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Xavier Cooks scored 20 points, Josh Ferguson scored 13 with 11 rebounds and Winthrop beat High Point 82-70 on Saturday night.
Winthrop never trailed as Bjorn Broman started the game with back-to-back 3-pointers and Cooks followed with a pair of free throws. Winthrop extended the lead to 20-9 on Adam Pickett's layup.
Anders Broman made a 3 and Josh Ferguson's dunk to end the half made it 41-22. High Point trailed by double figures the entire second half.
Winthrop controls Radford with 75-67 behind Cooks’ 22 points
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Xavier Cooks scored 22 points, had six rebounds, five blocks, four assists and three steals to lead Winthrop to a 75-57 win over Radford on Saturday.
Bjorn Broman added 16 points and four steals, Josh Ferguson contributed 10 points and the Eagles shot 26 of 46 (56.5 percent) including 9 of 18 from 3-point range, while collecting 13 steals.
Winthrop pulls away from Campbell for 75-64 win
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Xavier Cooks scored 21 points and Bjorn Broman scored 18 and Winthrop ended the game with a 16-4 run to beat Campbell 75-64 on Saturday.
Cooks has 30th career double-double, Winthrop wins 81-68
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Xavier Cooks scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Josh Ferguson added 17 points and eight boards, and Winthrop beat Presbyterian 81-68 on Sunday.
Bjorn Broman made four 3-pointers and scored 13 points, and Anders Broman added 11 points for Winthrop (11-8, 5-3 Big South), which has won four straight. It was Cooks' 30th career double-double.
Broman, Winthrop take 85-58 win over UNC Asheville
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Anders Broman made three 3-pointers and scored 19 points in leading Winthrop to an 85-58 victory over UNC Asheville on Thursday night.
Xavier Cooks added 15 points, Josh Ferguson 13, Kyle Zunic 12 and Adam Pickett 10 for the Eagles (10-8, 4-3 Big South), who have won three straight while ending a three-game win streak for the Bulldogs (11-9, 4-3).
Winthrop cruises to 90-67 win over Gardner-Webb
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Xavier Cooks had 17 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists to lead Winthrop to a 90-67 win over Gardner-Webb on Monday night.
Josh Ferguson and Adam Pickett also scored 17 points each for Winthrop, which shot 53 percent from the field to knock Gardner-Webb out of first place in the Big South Conference. Bjorn Broman added 11 points and Charles Falden 10.
Cooks, Broman help Winthrop defeat Charleston Southern 64-53
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Xavier Cooks and Bjorn Broman scored the final four points at the free-throw line, Cooks finishing with 15 points and Broman 12 as Winthrop defeated Charleston Southern 64-53 Friday night, ending a three-game slide.
Winthrop (8-8, 2-3 Big South) trailed by 10 midway through the first half but launched a 27-6 run over eight minutes for a 32-21 halftime lead. The Eagles pushed the lead to 18 midway through the second half.
Winthrop pulls away in 2nd half to beat High Point 76-60
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Bjorn Broman and Adam Pickett scored 14 points apiece as Winthrop pulled away in the second half to beat High Point 76-60 in the Big South Conference opener on Saturday afternoon.
Anders Broman and Xavier Cooks added 13 points each for the Eagles. Josh Ferguson contributed eight points while grabbing 11 rebounds with two steals and one block.
Ferguson’s double-double helps Winthrop beat SC State, 86-61
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Josh Ferguson had his first career double-double and Austin Awad hit five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points — both career highs — to help Winthrop beat winless South Carolina State 86-61 on Sunday night.