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Presbyterian holds off Winthrop 64-57
Saturday, Feb 16, 2013

CLINTON, S.C. (AP)—Khalid Mutakabbir scored 15 points to lead hot-shooting Presbyterian past Winthrop 64-57 Saturday night in Big South Conference play.

Eric Washington added 11 for the Blue Hose, who shot 53.3 percent (23 of 43) and snapped a two-game losing streak.

Presbyterian scored the first five points and led by as many as 11 before taking a 35-28 lead into the break. Winthrop cut the deficit to one, 42-41, in the second half but McTavish, who had eight points on 3-of-3 shooting, answered with a 3-pointer that sparked a 12-4 run for the Blue Hose.

Winthrop matched Presbyterian’s hot-shooting with a 53.5-percent (23 of 43) clip but made just three treys, compared to nine for the Blue Hose.

Presbyterian matched a season-low with 21 rebounds but held Winthrop to just 19 boards.

Joab Jerome led Winthrop with 20 points and Derrick Henry added 12.

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Joab Jerome Joab Jerome
8-9,  20 Pts
2 Rebs, 0 Assists
Eric Washington Eric Washington
3-7,  11 Pts
5 Rebs, 8 Assists

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