Scores

Final

High Point 60

(20-9, 10-3 Big South)

Winthrop 72

(24-4, 13-0 Big South)

    7:00 PM ET, February 20, 2007

    Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    HP 39 2160
    WIN 28 4472

    Top Performers

    High Point: A. Reid 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Winthrop: C. Bradshaw 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Winthrop 72, High Point 60

    Associated Press

    ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- Phillip Williams scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Winthrop clinched the Big South Conference regular season title with a 72-60 win over High Point on Tuesday night.

    The Eagles (24-4, 13-0) outscored the Panthers by 23 points in the second half to earn their sixth conference title in coach Gregg Marshall's nine years.

    Big South tournament games are held at the site of the higher seed, so Winthrop can host all the way through the title game on March 3. Despite the loss, High Point (20-9, 10-3) has secured second place in the league.

    The Panthers finished the first half on an 18-4 run to lead 39-28 at the break. But Winthrop scored 14 of the first 16 points of the second half to take a 42-41 lead with 13:42 to go.

    The teams stayed close for the next seven minutes before Chris Gaynor's layup with 5:35 left started a game-ending 13-4 run for the Eagles.

    Arizona Reid led High Point with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Tim Burns added 15 points.

    Craig Bradshaw's 19 points led Winthrop, while Torrell Martin added 11 points and eight rebounds.

    The Eagles can become the first Big South team to go undefeated in the conference with a win Saturday over Coastal Carolina.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HP
    WIN
    Points 60 72
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 2-16 (.125)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 18-24 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 12

    2006-07 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 25, 2007 WIN 64, @HP 63Recap
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