Jenkins leads Winthrop to 77-59 win over Radford

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RADFORD, Va. (AP)—Michael Jenkins had 20 points and seven rebounds to lead Winthrop to a 77-59 win over Radford on Saturday.

The Eagles (11-7, 2-1 Big South) never trailed, leading 43-32 at the half and jumping out to a 24-point lead with 8:28 to play.

The Highlanders (5-13, 0-3) were kept to 36.4 percent shooting, compared to Winthrop’s 49.1 percent from the field. The Eagles scored 25 points off 18 Radford turnovers.

Radford extended its Big South losing streak to three.

Taj McCullough had 16 points for Winthrop, Mantoris Robinson had 14 and Chris Gaynor had 11.

Kenny Thomas led the Highlanders with 13 points, and Martell McDuffy and Amir Johnson each added 11.

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