>> Big South Conference Tournament - Liberty Falls 77-65 Against Winthrop - Game Recap
Winthrop grabbed a 77-65 win over Liberty on Wednesday, behind a 15-point effort from Keon Johnson at HTC Center.
Winthrop was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as a favorite.
Winthrop got 14 points from Keon Moore and another 14 points from Andre Smith. Joab Jerome contributed 5 assists, while Keon Moore cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Liberty got 17 points from Andrew Smith in a losing cause and another 15 points from Joe Retic. John-Caleb Sanders contributed 5 assists for them, while Andrew Smith had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Winthrop were victorious, as the score was 35-29 at the break.
Winthrop had a 33-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.