Winthrop slips past Campbell 71-63

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) Andre Smith scored 23 points and Keon Moore pumped in 18 more while grabbing nine rebounds to lead Winthrop to a 71-63 comeback win over Campbell on Saturday.

Smith shot 8 of 13 from the floor and sank all six of his free throws, while Moore was 4 of 11 from 3-point range. Keon Johnson added 10 points to help Winthrop (10-9, 5-3 Big South) snag its first consecutive conference win of the season and clinch the program’s 600th win.

Trailing most of the game, Winthrop took the lead midway through the second half during a 14-4 run capped by Smith’s back-to-back buckets to make it 50-44 with 11:27 remaining.

Campbell (7-14, 1-7) led by as many as 10 in the first half but couldn’t stop Winthrop’s second-half surge.

Reco McCarter and Andrew Ryan led Campbell with 14 points apiece, and D.J. Mason had 12 points.