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Big South Conference Tournament - Winthrop Defeats UNC Asheville 80-79 - Recap

Keon Moore scored 20 points leading Winthrop to an 80-79 victory over UNC Asheville at HTC Center on Saturday.

Winthrop got 16 points from Joab Jerome and another 16 points from Keon Johnson. Joab Jerome contributed 3 assists, while Larry Brown cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

UNC Asheville got 23 points from Andrew Rowsey in a losing cause and another 22 points from Jaron Lane. Andrew Rowsey contributed 4 assists for them, while D.J. Cunningham had 11 rebounds.

Winthrop hit the break leading 48-42 before taking care of business in the second half.

UNC Asheville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-26.