Winthrop (15-9, 9-4 Big South) led 32-21 at halftime, the ninth straight time the Eagles had a lead on the Blue Hose at the break. Presbyterian scored the first seven points out of intermission and after a 3-point play by Cooks, scored nine straight to take a 37-35 lead. J.C. Younger had nine points in the 16-3 run.
Younger's 3 tied the game midway through the second half but Cooks and Pickett combined for seven straight and Cooks had four more as that turned into a 16-2 run and a 56-42 lead with 4 1/2 minutes to go.
Younger and Reggie Dillard both scored 12 points for the Blue Hose (10-16, 3-10).
Avants, North Dakota hold off Milwaukee for 63-60 win
Conner Avants scored 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and Cortez Seales made two free throws with 13 seconds left to help North Dakota hold off Milwaukee for a 63-60 win on Saturday night.
No. 17 Florida State hopes to maintain focus vs. Tulane
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Simmons, Woolridge help North Texas beat Portland 78-73
Zachary Simmons had a career-high 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting and Ryan Woolridge scored 22 to help North Texas beat Portland 78-73 on Saturday night at the Rainbow Classic.