Winthrop over Coastal Carolina 73-72 in OT

The Associated Press

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) -- Keon Moore scored a career-high 26 points to lead Winthrop to a 73-72 victory over Coastal Carolina in overtime Saturday night.

Winthrop's James Bourne hit the winning jumper with just five seconds remaining in the low-scoring overtime.

Keon Johnson added 19 points for the Eagles (9-7, 3-1 Big South). Andre Smith chipped in with 12.

The Eagles were outscored 13-7 in the first period before Moore hit a trio of 3-pointers in just over three minutes to help Winthrop tie it up by halftime, 27-27.

The Chanticleers went on an 11-0 run midway through the second to take a 52-49 lead. But Moore hit another 3-pointer with a minute left to give Winthrop a one-point edge. A Warren Gillis jumper with 30 seconds remaining tied the game, 67-67, sending it into overtime.

Warren Gillis led the Chanticleers (9-9, 2-2) with 19 points.

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