Jones scores 20 to lift Radford over Winthrop 81-77
Radford led 46-31 at halftime after shooting 55% and opened the second half on a 16-4 run for a 27-point lead with 14:06 remaining. Winthrop had the ball, down two, with 29 seconds to go, and Russell Jones appeared to be open on a baseline drive but Holland got a piece of it.
Radford (15-9, 10-2 Big South) snapped Winthrop’s 14-game winning streak after the Eagles (18-8, 12-1) received a vote in the AP Top 25 poll. Winthrop’s last defeat was on Dec. 14 at Furman.