BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling scored 25 points as Charleston Southern defeated Winthrop 77-63 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference Tourney on Thursday. Dontrell Shuler...
Winthrop and CSU clash in Big South quarters
Charleston Southern (16-14, 10-7) vs. No. 3 seed Winthrop (18-11, 10-6)
Big South Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina;...
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...
Hampton seeks revenge on Winthrop
Winthrop (18-10, 10-5) vs. Hampton (12-15, 7-7)
Hampton Convocation Center, Hampton, Virginia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Hampton seeks revenge on Winthrop after dropping the...
CSU seeks revenge on Winthrop
Charleston Southern (13-13, 7-6) vs. Winthrop (17-10, 9-5)
Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charleston Southern seeks revenge on Winthrop...
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,...
Efianayi lifts Gardner-Webb past Winthrop 64-60
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi had 18 points as Gardner-Webb won its 12th consecutive home game, holding off Winthrop 64-60 on Saturday.
Nate Johnson had 14 points for Gardner-Webb (17-10, 8-5 Big South Conference). Eric Jamison added seven rebounds.
Pickett leads Winthrop past Presbyterian 93-85
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adam Pickett had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Winthrop defeated Presbyterian 93-85 on Wednesday night.
Nych Smith added 22 points for the Eagles. Pickett made 9 of 11 shots.
Bjorn Broman had 19 points for Winthrop (17-8, 9-3 Big South Conference). Charles Falden added 14 points.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Smith, Broman lead Winthrop past Campbell 90-86 in Big South
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Nych Smith and Bjorn Broman, who sat out the previous game with injuries, combined for a clutch five points in the last 19 seconds and Winthrop fended off Campbell 90-86 on Thursday.
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.