NCAA Men's Basketball

Good scores 30 to lead Winthrop over UNC Asheville 84-79

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Patrick Good had 30 points missing just once in 10 trips to the foul line and Winthrop beat UNC Asheville 84-79 on Saturday.

D.J. Burns Jr. had 12 points for Winthrop (19-8, 12-2 Big South Conference), which won its sixth consecutive game. Drew Buggs added 10 points and seven assists.

Cory Hightower was held to 4 points despite entering the matchup as the Eagles' second leading scorer at 11 points per game. He shot 0 of 4 from beyond the arc.

LJ Thorpe tied a season high with 28 points for the Bulldogs (15-12, 7-7). Tajion Jones added 16 points and eight rebounds. Drew Pember had 12 points.

The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Bulldogs on the season. Winthrop defeated UNC Asheville 86-80 on Jan. 13.


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Updated February 19, 2022