Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 59

(2-8, 1-0 NEC)

Winthrop 74

(8-3, 5-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2006

    Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    MSM 24 3559
    WIN 33 4174

    Top Performers

    Mt. St. Mary's: C. Vann 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Stl

    Winthrop: P. Williams 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Winthrop 74, Mount St. Mary's, Md. 59

    ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- Phillip Williams led five players in double figures with a game-high 17 points as Winthrop downed Mount St. Mary's 74-59 on Monday night.

    Other Eagles scoring in double figures were Torrell Martin, with 16 points, Craig Bradshaw, with 13, Michael Jenkins, with 11, and Chris Gaynor, with 10.

    Winthrop (8-3) took control of the game early by outscoring Mount St. Mary's 17-2 in the opening 5:17 of the game. Williams gave the Eagles an 18-point lead, the night's largest, with a jumper that put Winthrop up 25-7 with 6:58 left in the first half.

    But Mount St. Mary's (2-8) cut the deficit to just six points at 30-24 with four seconds to halftime after two free throws by Guyvans Richards. Gaynor gave the Eagles a 33-24 halftime lead with a running 40-footer just before the buzzer.

    The Eagles quickly took control in the second half by outscoring The Mount 10-5 in the first 3:16 of the period. Winthrop took another 18-point lead at 52-34 at 13:26.

    Winthrop had its strongest shooting performance of the season on 24-42 goals for 57.1 percent. The Eagles scored seven of 19 3-point attempts for 36.8 percent.

    Mount St. Mary's shot 47.5 percent from the floor (19-40) but committed 18 turnovers. The Mount was led in scoring by Chris Vann, with 15 points, followed by Gus Durr, with 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    WIN
    Points 59 74
    FG Made-Attempted 19-40 (.475) 24-42 (.571)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-24 (.667) 19-31 (.613)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

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