Winthrop (7-5) held a slim 30-29 halftime advantage. Bjorn Broman nailed a 3-pointer to start the second half that saw the Eagles go up 52-38 following an Anders Broman trey at the 9:53 mark. The Panthers failed to close the gap.
The Eagles shot 50 percent (24-48) from the floor while holding High Point to 20-of-63 (32 percent) shooting. Winthrop also won the rebound battle 43-30.
Santa Ana scores 31 to lead Elon over UNC Wilmington 84-77
Steven Santa Ana had a season-high 31 points as Elon beat UNC Wilmington 84-77 on Thursday night.
Hodges leads E. Tennessee St. over VMI 94-70
Bo Hodges had 26 points plus 12 rebounds as East Tennessee State romped past VMI 94-70 on Thursday night. Daivien Williamson added 20 points for the Buccaneers.
Blagojevic lifts Hartford over New Hampshire 70-50
George Blagojevic tallied 13 points and 10 rebounds to lift Hartford to a 70-50 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night.