ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Derrick Henry scored a career-high 26 points and Winthrop held Division II foe St. Andrews to 16 first-half points and won 80-48 Saturday in the Eagles' season opener.
Winthrop opened the game on an 8-2 run and quickly pushed that lead to 25-9 behind a dunk from Farmer. St. Andrews (0-3) wouldn't get any closer as the Eagles held the Knights to just seven points the rest of the half.
The Eagles shot 50 percent (29 of 58) from the field, compared to 33.3 percent (17 of 51) for St. Andrews, and outrebounded the Knights 45-32.
Demetrius Monroe led St. Andrews with 17 points but the Knights committed 17 turnovers and allowed Winthrop to score 34 points in the paint.
St. Andrews counted the game as an exhibition.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.