Scores

Final

Winthrop 69

(9-3, 4-3 away)

East Carolina 50

(4-6, 3-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 21, 2006

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    WIN 25 4469
    ECU 22 2850

    Top Performers

    Winthrop: M. Jenkins 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    East Carolina: S. Hinnant 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    Winthrop 69, East Carolina 50

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Michael Jenkins scored 19 points including five 3-pointers to lead Winthrop past East Carolina 69-50 on Thursday.

    Torrell Martin added 15 points and Craig Bradshaw finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for Winthrop (9-3).

    Darrell Jenkins and Sam Hinnant scored 12 points each to lead the Pirates (4-6), who recorded their fifth straight loss.

    Winthrop led by as many as 22 points after Taj McCullough's jumper widened the gap to 60-38 with just under nine minutes to play.

    The Eagles shot 47 percent for the game and held East Carolina to 33 percent on 16-of-48 from the field, but the Pirates edged Winthrop 36-35 on the boards.

    The Eagles put the game out of reach after outscoring the Pirates 35-16 during the first 12 minutes of the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIN
    ECU
    Points 69 50
    FG Made-Attempted 28-59 (.475) 16-48 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-27 (.259) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 15-19 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 23 0

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