ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Joab Jerome scored 14 points and four Winthrop teammates finished in double figures as the Eagles defeated Southeastern Louisiana 66-52 Saturday in a nonconference game.
The victory was the Eagles' 300th at Winthrop Coliseum.
Jerome hit just 1 of 5 field goal attempts. But he sank 12 of 17 free throw attempts, two less than the 14 the Lions made. Winthrop (12-15) made 23 of 33 at the line, those 33 attempts a season high. Southeastern Louisiana (10-15) was 14 for 18.
Winthrop led 33-32 at halftime. In the second half, the Eagles went on a 17-5 run to lead 56-42.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
Tim Legler and Brad Daugherty analyze Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, the top two picks in the NBA draft, and agree that Simmons will have a more immediate impact.
Dickie V likes the idea of Oklahoma star Buddy Hield teaming up with Anthony Davis in New Orleans. What did he think of other teams' selections?
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