Scores

Final

Winthrop 66

(6-3, 1-3 away)

N Carolina Cent 72

(7-2, 0-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2013

    McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, Durham, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    WIN 32 3466
    NCCU 39 3372

    Top Performers

    Winthrop: J. Davenport 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    North Carolina Central: J. Ingram 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    NC Central pull away from Winthrop 72-66

    Associated Press

    DURHAM, N.C. -- Jeremy Ingram scored 24 points as North Carolina Central pulled away from Winthrop for the 72-66 win Wednesday night.

    NC Central (7-2) closed the first half on a 12-5 run to go into the break with a 39-32 lead.

    Winthrop (6-3) chipped away and eventually took the lead, 53-51, on an Andre Smith 3-pointer with 10:51 to play.

    NCCU retook the lead on a Reggie Groves 3-pointer. Josh Davenport hit 1 of 2 free throws for Winthrop, and Ingram scored layups on back to back possessions, giving NCCU a 62-57 lead.

    Winthrop would cut the lead back to two points twice, but NCCU answered both times.

    Jordan Parks scored 18 points, and Groves finished with 12. Both players came off the bench.

    Davenport finished with a career-high 15 to lead Winthrop. Keon Johnson scored 12 while Joab Jerome added 11.

    NCCU earned a 28-12 advantage in free-throw attempts.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIN
    NCCU
    Points 66 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-53 (.453) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-25 (.400) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 19-28 (.679)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

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