ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Lucas Stieber scored on a jumper and a layup in the final 1:11 to give Gardner-Webb the lead and assure the Bulldogs a 63-61 won over Winthrop on Saturday.
Ludovic Dufeal finished with 12 points, going 4 of 4 shooting from the field and 3 of 5 from the free throw line for the Runnin’ Bulldogs (9-11, 4-4 Big South Conference). DQ Nicholas added 11 points while going 4 of 10 and 3 of 4 from the free throw line, and he also had five rebounds. Kareem Reid was 3 of 8 shooting and 3 of 7 from the free throw line to finish with nine points.
Sin’Cere McMahon led the Eagles (8-13, 3-5) in scoring, finishing with 19 points. Cory Hightower added 14 points and seven rebounds for Winthrop. In addition, Kelton Talford had nine points and 16 rebounds.
Both teams next play Wednesday. Gardner-Webb hosts South Carolina Upstate while Winthrop hosts Charleston Southern.
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