Scores

Final

Winthrop 74

(3-1, 2-1 away)

Mississippi St 63

(2-1, 2-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 18, 2006

    Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    WIN 35 3974
    MSST 28 3563

    Top Performers

    Winthrop: P. Williams 22 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    Mississippi State: J. Gordon 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Winthrop 74, Mississippi St. 63

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Phillip Williams scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Winthrop to a 74-63 win over Mississippi State on Saturday.

    The Eagles win snapped a six-game home winning streak for the Bulldogs (2-1).

    Torrell Martin added 15 points for Winthrop and Michael Jenkins tacked on 14, despite the team shooting only 36 percent from the field.

    The Eagles (2-2) led 35-28 at halftime.

    Jamont Gordon led the Bulldogs with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Charles Rhodes came off the bench in the first half to add 11 points and five rebounds and Ben Hansbrough chipped in 10 points.

    Winthrop shot 87 percent from the free throw line, scoring 26 points off Bulldog penalties.

    The Eagles forced 16 Bulldog turnovers, but could only get eight points off the effort.

    Williams and Craig Bradshaw combined for five blocks in the game and Bradshaw rounded out the list of double-digit scorers for the Eagles with 10.

    Winthrop out-rebounded the physical Bulldogs 28-25, the first time that's happened to the Bulldogs all season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIN
    MSST
    Points 74 63
    FG Made-Attempted 21-58 (.362) 21-56 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-27 (.222) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-30 (.867) 15-22 (.682)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 2

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