Scores

Final

Liberty 56

(7-16, 3-6 Big South)

Winthrop 66

(10-11, 4-5 Big South)

7:00 PM ET, February 2, 2013

Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, South Carolina

1 2 T
LIB 23 3356
WIN 26 4066

Top Performers

Liberty: J. Coronado 4 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast

Winthrop: J. Jerome 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast

Winthrop 66, Liberty 56

Associated Press

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Joab Jerome scored 16 points and Larry Brown added a double-double, 10 points and 10 rebounds to help Winthrop pull away from Liberty 66-56 Saturday night in Big South Conference play.

Derrick Henry scored 15 points to help Winthrop (10-11, 4-5) win its fourth-straight game at home.

On top 52-49 with 6:50 to play, Winthrop extended its lead behind a 14-2 run capped by Andre Smith's 3-pointer to make it 64-51 with 2:03 remaining.

Liberty (7-16, 3-6) made just one field goal the rest of the way as Winthrop cruised to the victory.

James scored 14 points in the second half, and Winthrop led by as many as 13 points.

Winthrop shot 60 percent (15 of 25) in the second half while holding Liberty to just 36.7 percent (11 of 30).

Tavares Speaks finished with 15 points for the Flames.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LIB
WIN
Points 56 66
FG Made-Attempted 19-56 (.339) 26-57 (.456)
3P Made-Attempted 3-20 (.150) 7-16 (.438)
FT Made-Attempted 15-16 (.938) 7-12 (.583)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 13

2012-13 Season

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