Big South Tournament - Recap - Charleston Southern Defeats Winthrop 54-47

Big South Tournament - Recap - Charleston Southern Defeats Winthrop 54-47

Mathiang Muo scored 15 points leading Charleston Southern to a 54-47 victory over Winthrop at HTC Center on Thursday.

Bettors who backed Charleston Southern were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5.

Charleston Southern got 11 points from Arlon Harper and another 8 points from Cedrick Bowen. Saah Nimley contributed 4 assists, while Mathiang Muo cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Winthrop got 15 points from Joab Jerome in a losing cause and another 10 points from Gideon Gamble. Joab Jerome contributed 2 assists for them, while Steve Johnson had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Charleston Southern were victorious, as the score was 31-22 at the break.

Charleston Southern had a 45-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.