HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Adam Weary's jump shot from inside the key with 8 seconds left lifted High Point to a 65-64 victory over Winthrop on Saturday night.
With the game tied at 63, the Eagles' Keon Johnson was fouled. He made 1 of 2 free throws with 25 seconds left. After Weary's basket, which gave High Point its first lead, Johnson missed a contested shot on a drive to the basket.
John Brown led the Panthers with 26 points with Weary finishing with 15. High Point shot 53.2 percent.
High Point (9-12, 5-3) collected its fifth win in its last six games and remained tied atop the Big South's North Division with VMI and Campbell. Winthrop (10-10, 4-4), in losing its second straight game, fell two games off the pace in the South Division.