Charleston Southern 75, Winthrop 71
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) _ Errol McPherson hit 3 of 4 free throws in the final nine seconds Thursday as Charleston Southern held off Winthrop 75-71 in a Big South contest.
Charleston Southern (14-9, 7-4) was up by 14 points at halftime, but the Eagles (10-13, 3-8) rallied in the last four minutes.
The Bucs won it at the free throw line, hitting 18 of 32 for the game, compared with Winthrop’s 7 of 18.
Brett Larrick led Charleston Southern with 22 points. He made 8 of 14 shots from the field and 4 of 7 free throws.
Rolando Hourruitiner had 16 points, and McPherson finished with 10.
Winthrop’s Reggie Coles led four Eagles in double figures with 15 points.