Winthrop pours in 14 3-pointers in 88-74 win over UMES
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Kyle Zunic scored 10 of his career-high 21 points in the first half when the Eagles built a 19-point lead and Winthrop defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 88-74 in a Thursday morning game.
Zunic had four 3-pointers as Winthrop (6-4), second nationally in 3-point field goals per game at 13.4, made 14 of 38 from distance. The Australian sophomore also grabbed 10 rebounds.
Ryan Andino scored his 21 points on seven 3-pointers for the Hawks (1-11), who have lost six straight and all nine of their road games.
Zunic hit a 3-pointer in the opening minute and the Eagles led the rest of the way. A 3-pointer by Smith and two by Ferguson started a 13-0 run that gave Winthrop a 35-18 lead and the Eagles led by double figures thereafter.