ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Xavier Cooks scored 22 points, had six rebounds, five blocks, four assists and three steals to lead Winthrop to a 75-57 win over Radford on Saturday.
Winthrop (14-9, 8-4 Big South) led 23-22 after Radford's Christian Bradford made a 3 with 4:47 before halftime. Broman later made three free throws to start a 13-3 run to close the half and establish control the rest of the way. Ed Polite Jr.'s 3 with 15:05 left brought Radford within 48-39, but Adam Pickett's jumper and Jermaine Ukaegbu's dunk put the Eagles up double figures the rest of the way.
Polite led Radford (15-10, 8-4) with 18 points, a game-high eight rebounds and five steals. Bradford finished with 11 points.
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