Winthrop 56, N.C.-Asheville 49
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)—Andre Jones scored 15 points to lead Winthrop in a 56-49 win over UNC Asheville on Wednesday night.
Byron Faison added 12 points and George Valentine chipped in with 10 for the Eagles (6-13, 5-5 Big South Conference). Winthrop has won five of their last eight games since dropping 10 straight after winning its season opener.
Matt Dickey scored 11 points to lead the Bulldogs (9-12, 5-5) and Sean Smith added 10. John Williams grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Bulldogs have lost three of their last four games.
The Eagles hit 20 of 52 (38.5 percent) from the field, compared to a 15 of 45 mark (33.3 percent) for the Bulldogs. But Winthrop hit 10 3-pointers, while the Bulldogs managed just five.