CONWAY, S.C. (AP) -- Torrell Martin scored 32 points, including six 3-pointers, and six rebounds to give Winthrop the first perfect conference-play season in Big South history with a 83-69 win Saturday against Coastal Carolina.
The Eagles (25-4, 14-0 Big South) had already captured the regular-season title and will host its first round conference tournament game Tuesday and both semifinal games on Thursday.
Despite the loss, Coastal (15-4, 7-7) still finishes in the top four and will host its first round conference tournament game Tuesday night.
Winthrop broke open a tight game with a 9-1 run midway through the first half to take a 24-16 lead with 7:13 left in the half. The Eagles did not relinquish the lead and led by as many as 17 with 19:45 left in the game.