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Appalachian St. 76, Winthrop 64

Isaac Butts and Omar Carter scored 15 points each, and Butts also grabbed 15 rebounds, to lead Appalachian State to a 76-64 victory over Winthrop on Saturday. After Andre Jones' layup gave Winthrop its only lead of the second half, 58-57 with 7:47 remaining, a 3-pointer by Mike Neal put the Mountaineers (12-15) ahead to stay. Butts followed with a layup and G.J. Vilarino a...
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February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Presbyterian 48, Winthrop 45

Al'Lonzo Coleman grabbed 18 rebounds and tipped in the last of them for the go-ahead basket with 22 seconds left as Presbyterian defeated Winthrop 48-45 Tuesday night. After Coleman gave the Blue Hose (12-14, 6-10 Big South Conference) a 46-45 lead, Winthrop's Joab Jerome turned the ball over and Presbyterian's Pierre Miller hit two free throws with 11 seconds left....
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Winthrop 67, Coastal Carolina 57

Andre Jones scored 15 points in Winthrop's 67-57 victory over Coastal Carolina on Saturday in the Big South Conference. Jones, who hit three 3-pointers, helped the Eagles (11-16, 8-8) lead 39-28 at halftime. After intermission, they led by as many as 22 points, 59-37, on Gideon Gamble's jumper with 7:25 left. It was the fourth straight loss for Coastal Carolina (17-8, 10...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Winthrop 77, Radford 63

Andre Jones scored 17 points and George Valentine turned in a double-double to lead Winthrop over Radford 77-63 on Thursday night, dealing the Highlanders their 19th loss in the last 20 games. Matt Morgan added 13 points while Valentine scored 11 and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Eagles (10-14, 7-6 Big South Conference), who have now swept the season series against Radford. Winthrop...
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February 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Surging in Big South

Game #8-444: Winthrop Eagles at Charleston Southern BuccaneersJanuary 21, 2012 5:30 pmCSU FieldhouseBBState Stats/RecapI didnt think there would be any tickets available to the Winthrop at Charleston Southern game when I searched for them a few days prior. Winthrop is no longer the powerhouse they used to be, but they can still attract fans when they travel to any Big South arena...
Via The Mid-Majority
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

A Guarantee (-d To Be Close) Game

Game #8-419: Gardner-Webb Bulldogs at Winthrop EaglesJanuary 19, 2012 7:00 pmWinthrop ColiseumBBState Stats/RecapI was a bit hesitant looking at my I Will checklist going into Thursday night. I had the Gardner-Webb at Winthrop game marked off. I had been to Winthrop once before this year, but that was on a weekend and I was coming back from Charlotte. This was a game in the middle...
Via The Mid-Majority
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Campbell 54, Winthrop 51

Eric Griffin scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and came up with a key block late to help Campbell defeat Winthrop 54-51 on Tuesday night. The Camels (12-8, 6-2 Big South Conference) trailed 47-41 with 6:40 remaining. Andrew Ryan then started a 13-4 rally with a 3-pointer from the right corner. Griffin's put-back tied it at 48 with 3:38 left and Campbell took the...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Winthrop 64, Liberty 61

Andre Jones hit two free throws with 3 seconds remaining in overtime to help Winthrop defeat Liberty 64-61on Saturday night. Jones, who scored 14 points, also hit a layup with 5 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the score 54-54 and send it into overtime. Reggie Middleton scored 16 points, while James Bourne and George Valentine each added 10 for the Eagles (6-11, 3-3 Big South...
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January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Winthrop 91, VMI 84

Andre Jones scored 27 points and Reggie Middleton had his first double-double of the season as Winthrop rallied from a nine-point deficit and held on to defeat Virginia Military Institute 91-84 on Saturday. Middleton had 18 points and 12 rebounds and reserve Matt Morgan added 20 points for the Eagles on 8-of-14 shooting. Winthrop (6-10, 3-2 Big South Conference) trailed 32-23 with...
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Winthrop 70, Radford 54

Matt Morgan came off the bench to score 14 points and lead four Winthrop players in double figures as the Eagles defeated Radford 70-54 Thursday night in a Big South Conference game. Andre Jones added 11 points, Joab Jerome had 10 off the bench and George Valentine had 10 points and 12 rebounds for Winthrop (5-10, 2-2), which outshot Radford 56.9 percent (29 of 51) to 32.7 percent...
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January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia controls overtime, beats Winthrop

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Gerald Robinson scored 22 points and fellow guard Dustin Ware 20, and they hit free throws and field goals at clutch times to lead Georgia over Winthrop 92-86 in overtime Tuesday night. Winthrop (4-9), which beat Georgia 80-60 in 2003, the last time the teams met, got 33 points from Andre Jones, who became the school's 19th 1,000-point scorer. The Bulldogs...
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December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Georgia 92, Winthrop 86

Gerald Robinson scored 22 points and fellow guard Dustin Ware 20 points, and they hit clutch free throws and field goals to lead Georgia over Winthrop 92-86 in overtime Tuesday night. Winthrop (4-9) led the final 2 1/2 minutes of regulation, but after Ware's 3-pointer with 9.6 seconds to go, Robinson went coast-to-coast for a layup with 2.4 seconds remaining to tie the game...
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December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

W. Michigan 60, Winthrop 55

Mike Douglas scored 15 points and Western Michigan gave back nearly all of an 11-point lead in the last 3 minutes but hung on to beat Winthrop 60-55 on Tuesday night. Nate Hutcheson scored 10 points and Matt Stainbrook had 14 rebounds for the Broncos (4-7), who have won three in a row. Andre Jones' 13 points paced the Eagles (4-8), who dropped their second straight. Western...
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December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Clemson beats Winthrop, stops 2-game skid

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Brad Brownell has continually challenged his two primary senior leaders for more amid Clemson's non-conference sputters. It's a small sample size, but guards Tanner Smith and Andre Young shouldered more of the scoring burden Saturday, combining for more than half the team's points as the Tigers stymied Winthrop 60-40. Smith matched his career high...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Clemson beats Winthrop, stops 2-game skid

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Brad Brownell has continually challenged his two primary senior leaders for more amid Clemson's non-conference sputters. It's a small sample size, but guards Tanner Smith and Andre Young shouldered more of the scoring burden Saturday, combining for more than half the team's points as the Tigers stymied Winthrop 60-40. Smith matched his career high...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Clemson 60, Winthrop 40

Tanner Smith matched his career-high with 17 points and Clemson defeated Winthrop 60-40 on Saturday, snapping a two-game skid. Andre Young added 15 points for the Tigers (5-4), who had a week layoff for exams following consecutive losses to South Carolina and Arizona. Clemson led by four with 5 minutes remaining in the first half, and managed to hold Winthrop (4-7) to just four...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Virginia Wise at Winthrop 12/11/2011

Game #8-232: Virginia Wise at Winthrop EaglesDecember 11, 2011 4:00 pmWinthrop ColiseumBBState Stats/RecapMy third game in two days took me to Rock Hill, S.C., to check out the Winthrop Eagles take on Division 3 school Virginia-Wise. It was a short drive from Charlotte to Rock Hill, with the two cities neighboring each other along the North and South Carolina border. I had plenty...
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Winthrop 79, Virginia-Wise 70

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...
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Winthrop holds off NAIA Virginia-Wise 79-70

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...
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb 62, Winthrop 60

Tashan Newsome's jumper with 30.2 seconds left gave Gardner-Webb a one-point lead, and the Runnin' Bulldogs held on to beat Winthrop 62-60 on Saturday night. With Gardner-Webb (4-6, 1-1 Big South Conference) leading 61-60, Reggie Middleton missed a jumper that would have given Winthrop the lead, and Tyler Strange made 1 of 2 free throws for the final margin. The Eagles...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Winthrop 107, Central Penn. College 68

Reggie Middleton scored 19 points to lead six Winthrop players in double figures a 107-68 rout of Central Pennsylvania on Saturday. Andre Jones finished with 17, Derrick Henry scored 15, Andre Smith had 13 and Shola Diop chipped in with 12 for Winthrop. George Valentine had 10 points and nine rebounds. Winthrop (1-5) led by five, 37-32, with 3:12 remaining in the first half. But...
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November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Winthrop routs Central Pennsylvania 107-68

Reggie Middleton scored 19 points to lead six Winthrop players in double figures a 107-68 rout of Central Pennsylvania on Saturday. Andre Jones finished with 17, Derrick Henry scored 15, Andre Smith had 13 and Shola Diop chipped in with 12 for Winthrop. George Valentine had 10 points and nine rebounds. Winthrop (1-5) led by five, 37-32, with 3:12 remaining in the first half. But...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

No. 21 Marquette rolls past Winthrop 95-73

For the first 20 minutes, Winthrop was competitive. Midway through the second half, Marquette was enjoying a rout. Sophomore guard Vander Blue hit his first nine shots from the field, including two 3-pointers, and scored a career-high 26 points to lead No. 21 Marquette to a 95-73 win over Winthrop in the opening round of the Paradise Jam Tournament on Friday. Blue was one of five...
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November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

No. 21 Marquette 95, Winthrop 73

APNewsNow. No. 21 Marquette 95, Winthrop 73 Vander Blue scored 26 points and was one of five players in double figures as No. 21 Marquette rolled to a 95-73 win over Winthrop in the opening round of the Paradise Jam Tournament on Friday. Blue made his first nine shots from the field, including two 3-pointers, for the Golden Eagles (3-0). His runner with 14:10 left started a 14-0...
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November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

MU looks to bust out of 2nd-place tourney rut

By ALEX JESSWEIN MarquetteHoops.com After finishing runner-up the past three years in preseason tournaments, the Marquette Golden Eagles will try to capture a championship at the 2011 Paradise Jam. MU will look to take the first step on Friday night as they play Winthrop at 7:30 p.m. (CT) at the University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center. The Golden Eagles...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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