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VMI 57

(10-9, 3-3 Big South)

Winthrop 58

(10-8, 4-2 Big South)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    4:00 PM ET, January 25, 2014

    Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    VMI 37 2057
    WIN 24 3458

    Top Performers

    VMI: D. Covington 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 6 Blk

    Winthrop: K. Moore 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Winthrop edges VMI 58-57

    Associated Press

    ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Keon Johnson drove from beyond mid-court to score with 1.5 seconds remaining as Winthrop rallied past VMI 58-57 in a wild finish Saturday, with two ties and four lead changes in the final 6 minutes.

    The Eagles (10-8, 4-2 Big South) had trailed by as many as 15 before halftime in the contest between the conference's best offense, VMI, and best defense. The Keydets (10-9, 3-3) had sprinted ahead 11-0 on a pair of Rodney Glasgow 3-pointers, but Winthrop's defense began to bite after halftime. VMI was held to 34.5 percent shooting and its second-lowest score this season.

    VMI started the second half with three misses and Winthrop's Keon Moore and Keon Johnson got hot -- hitting three straight 3-pointers (Moore 2, Johnson 1) on a 9-0 run, creating a 50-47 lead.

    Moore finished with 18 points and Johnson 17.

    D.J. Covington led VMI with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VMI
    WIN
    Points 57 58
    FG Made-Attempted 20-58 (.345) 19-60 (.317)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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