Winthrop led 34-33 at the half. The Eagles went on an 11-0 run to build a 50-39 lead. It was 58-47 after Winthrop made 10 of its first 17 field goals of the second half and the Eagles led by 20 with 6:49 to go following a 12-0 run.
Ethan Kay scored 15 points on five 3-pointers and Davon Bell added 15 points, on 11-of-12 shooting at the foul line, with eight assists for Presbyterian (8-13, 1-7). Reggie Dillard had 13 points, Romeo Crouch 11.
UCLA releases Grant Sherfield from letter of intent
Grant Sherfield, a guard who signed with UCLA last fall, has requested and received a release from his letter of intent.
Purdue to take swing against No. 25 Indiana
Purdue isn't the ranked team in the latest edition of its in-state rivalry with No. 25 Indiana, but the young Boilermakers appear to be on the upswing.
No. 17 Wolfpack checks depth heading to Notre Dame
North Carolina State didn't adjust well to a game without point guard Markell Johnson. That will be one of the goals for the No. 17 Wolfpack for Saturday afternoon's game at Notre Dame.