Winthrop knocks off Radford 60-58 in first round of Big South tournament

Posted March 5, 2013 2:24 pm | Filed under Featured, Sports
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Joab Jerome scored on a lay-up with 1.5 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Winthrop Eagles to a 60-58 overtime win over the Radford Highlanders in the first round of the Big South tournament.

Jerome, who scored a career high 22 points, was bottled up in the lane with the clock winding down but forced his way up for the game winning shot. Winthrop trailed 57-52 in overtime before going on an 8-1 run to close the game.

Reggie King chipped in with a career high 11 points for the Eagles who improved to 14-16.

The Eagles now move on to play #1 seed Charleston Southern at noon on Thursday. You can hear the game on WRHI (1340 AM, 94.3 FM) starting at 11:30 a.m.

Jerome game winning shot:

Final Play:

Kelsey Postgame comments:

Joab Jerome Postgame comments:

Box Score
Winthrop Eagles
STARTERS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Joab Jerome, F 42 10-18 0-3 2-2 3 12 3 1 0 5 2 22
James Bourne, F-C 21 1-2 0-0 1-2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 3
Gideon Gamble, G 32 2-9 0-2 0-0 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 4
Reggie King, G 41 4-8 1-1 2-2 3 6 0 0 0 1 4 11
Andre Smith, G 36 2-11 0-5 5-6 0 3 0 0 1 2 3 9
BENCH MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Shola Diop, F-C 6 0-0 0-0 2-4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Larry Brown, F 14 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Steve Johnson, C 21 4-8 1-2 0-0 2 5 1 1 0 0 3 9
Christian Farmer, G 12 0-3 0-1 0-0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
23-59 2-14 12-16 12 35 4 2 1 9 20 60
39.0% 14.3% 75.0%

Radford Highlanders
STARTERS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Javonte Green, F 32 3-13 0-2 7-10 0 5 1 2 0 1 3 13
Kyle Noreen, F 31 2-2 1-1 1-2 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 6
R.J. Price, G 32 1-6 0-5 0-0 0 1 4 0 0 1 2 2
Brandon Holcomb, F 22 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 1 1 2 0 3 2
Rashun Davis, G 36 5-11 0-2 8-8 0 5 1 2 0 3 3 18
BENCH MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Blake Smith, G 9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jalen Carethers, F 17 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 4
Kion Brown, F 17 0-2 0-0 5-6 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 5
Ya Ya Anderson, G 25 2-5 2-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Lucas Dyer, F 4 1-1 0-0 0-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTALS FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
17-46 3-14 21-28 3 23 8 5 3 8 15 58
37.0% 21.4% 75.0%

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