BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Charles Corbin hit a 3-pointer as time expired, lifting Winthrop to a 60-57 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday night.
Robbie Dreher led Winthrop (10-12, 6-6 Big South Conference) with 17 points and Reggie Middleton added 14 as the Eagles defeated Gardner-Webb for the fifth consecutive meeting. They haven't lost in Boiling Springs since the two teams began meeting as members of Division I in 2002-03.
Corbin added 11 points, and the 3-pointer he made was the only one he attempted.
Laron Buggs scored 13 points and David Brown had 12 to lead Gardner-Webb (7-17, 2-10), which lost its fourth in a row and its 13th in the last 14 games. Winthrop also beat the Runnin' Bulldogs 63-48 on Jan. 8.
Gardner-Webb was undone by 19 turnovers, which led to 24 Winthrop points. Conversely, Winthrop's 12 turnovers led to only seven points for the Runnin' Bulldogs.
(This version CORRECTS APNewsNow. Winthrop 60, Gardner-Webb 57. Corrects error made on official stat sheet.)