Winthrop routs Central Pennsylvania 107-68

Reggie Middleton scored 19 points to lead six Winthrop players

in double figures a 107-68 rout of Central Pennsylvania on

Saturday.

Andre Jones finished with 17, Derrick Henry scored 15, Andre

Smith had 13 and Shola Diop chipped in with 12 for Winthrop. George

Valentine had 10 points and nine rebounds.

Winthrop (1-5) led by five, 37-32, with 3:12 remaining in the

first half. But the Eagles used a 21-5 run to take a 56-35 lead

into halftime. Jones scored eight points while Central Pennsylvania

missed seven of its eight shots and turned the ball over twice

during the run.

Devon Dorsey led Central Pennsylvania (4-5) with 15 points.

Winthrop shot an 62.2 percent (46 of 74) from the field,

compared to 32.8 percent (21 of 64) for Central Pennsylvania, but

only hit 40.9 percent (9 of 22) of its free throws. The Eagles

outrebounded the Knights 54-30.