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.