Gardner-Webb edges High Point 60-57

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)—Grayson Flittner hit a 3-pointer with 27 seconds remaining to help Gardner-Webb defeat High Point 60-57 on Saturday night.

High Point led 57-56 when Flittner hit the 3-pointer for Gardner-Webb’s first lead since 3:32 left in the game. Flittner, who finished with 20 points, added a free throw with 2 seconds left to help seal the victory.

Aaron Linn also scored 20 points for Gardner-Webb (6-9, 2-3 Big South Conference).

High Point (5-10, 1-4) tied the score at 54-54 on David Singleton’s layup with 2:33 remaining in the game. Singleton hit a free throw and Cruz Daniels scored for a 57-54 advantage with 1:32 left.

But Gardner-Webb’s Nate Blank hit a jumper with 1:10 remaining, setting up Flittner’s shot.

Singleton led High Point with 18 points, Daniels had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Eugene Harris added 13 points.

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Grayson Flittner Grayson Flittner
7-11,  20 Pts
2 Rebs, 5 Assists
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7-8,  15 Pts
11 Rebs, 0 Assists

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