Scores

Final

Winthrop 80

(18-9, 9-3 Big South)

VMI 70

(13-12, 5-6 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, February 20, 2008

    Cameron Hall, Lexington, Virginia

    1 2 T
    WIN 33 4780
    VMI 28 4270

    Top Performers

    Winthrop: C. Gaynor 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 8 Stl

    VMI: R. Williams 27 Pts, 14 Reb, 5 Ast, 5 Stl, 1 Blk

    Winthrop 80, VMI 70

    Associated Press

    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Michael Jenkins scored 17 points and four other players hit in double digits as Winthrop beat VMI 80-70 Wednesday night.

    Chris Gaynor added 15 points for Winthrop (18-9, 9-3 Big South), Taj McCullough scored 13, Antwon Harris had 12 and Byron Faison had 11.

    Reggie Williams led VMI (13-12, 5-6 Big South) with 27 points and 14 rebounds. Williams became VMI's all-time leading scorer with 2,430 career points, surpassing Gay Elmore's 2,423 points.

    Winthrop led 33-28 at the break, and McCullough's layup sparked a 12-0 run that increased the Eagles' lead to 49-37 with 11:41 left in the game.

    VMI struggled with cold shooting, making only 37.1 percent (23-of-62) of its shots from the floor and 19.4 percent (7 of 36) from 3-point range. Winthrop shot 54.7 percent (29-of-53) from the floor and 45.5 percent (5-0f-11) from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIN
    VMI
    Points 80 70
    FG Made-Attempted 29-53 (.547) 23-62 (.371)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 7-36 (.194)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-28 (.607) 17-26 (.654)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 2

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