Hightower’s 19 help Winthrop beat Charleston Southern 76-64

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Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 10:41 PM EST
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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Cory Hightower scored 19 points as Winthrop beat Charleston Southern 76-64 on Wednesday night.

Hightower added six assists for the Eagles (9-13, 4-5 Big South Conference). Toneari Lane scored 17 points, shooting 6 for 8, including 5 for 7 from beyond the arc. Kelton Talford shot 4 of 7 from the field and 5 for 7 from the line to finish with 13 points.

Claudell Harris Jr. led the way for the Buccaneers (7-13, 3-6) with 15 points. Tyeree Bryan added 14 points for Charleston Southern. In addition, Kalib Clinton finished with 12 points and eight rebounds.

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Both teams play again on Saturday. Winthrop visits Presbyterian and Charleston Southern travels to play Longwood.