Winthrop vs. Charleston Southern: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Winthrop vs. Charleston Southern: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Winthrop 47
(14-17, 3-13 away)
Charleston Southern 54
(18-11, 12-3 home)
Venue: HTC Center
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, March 07, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Winthrop 22 25 47
Charleston Southern 31 23 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Winthrop J Jerome 15 G Gamble 6 C Farmer 2
Charleston Southern M Muo 15 M Muo 11 S Nimley 4

Charleston Southern got a victory over Winthrop 54-47 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Tournament on Thursday, Mar. 7. With the win, the Buccaneers improve their record to 2-1 against Winthrop this season. Mathiang Muo earned a double-double in the Buccaneers win including a team-high 15 points and 11 rebounds. He shot five for 11 from three-point range. Saah Nimley had seven points and added four rebounds. For the Eagles, Gideon Gamble got 10 points and six rebounds. Winthrop (14-17) finished the regular season ninth in the Big South with a 6-10 conference record. To get to the quarterfinals, Winthrop took down Radford (60-58).

Charleston Southern Game Notes

  • The last time CSU started the season 18-11 was 2011.
  • Charleston Southern has won 80 percent of the time this season (8-2) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • CSU has won every game this season (8-0) when opponents record 28 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Charleston Southern has won 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Mathiang Muo has 15 points or more and 83 percent of the time (15-3) when Saah Nimley has four assists or more.
  • CSU set a season low for field goals made (14).
  • The top two scorers (Mathiang Muo and Arlon Harper) accounted for 48.1 percent of the points.
  • Mathiang Muo has led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding 7 times in 29 games this season.
  • Mathiang Muo recorded the third double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Mathiang Muo recorded a double-double. It was the second of his career.
  • Mathiang Muo had a career high with five offensive rebounds.
  • Arlon Harper has five straight double-digit point games.

Winthrop Game Notes

  • Gideon Gamble recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 10.
  • Joab Jerome accounted for 31.9 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Steve Johnson and Gideon Gamble) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Joab Jerome has led the team in scoring 10 times in 31 games this season.
  • Steve Johnson has led the team in rebounding three times in 31 games this season.
  • Joab Jerome has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Gideon Gamble set a career high with four steals.
WIN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Gideon Gamble321061420
BJoab Jerome371532001
C+Andre Smith35921101
C+C. Farmer16322000
CSteve Johnson29460001
CReggie King27241001
-Shola Diop8200000
DLarry Brown16210103
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMathiang Muo3715111102
ACedrick Bowen13831001
BSaah Nimley33744100
BArlon Harper281150202
C+Matt Kennedy18221100
C+Malcolm Bernard7220010
CS. Strickland5320000
C-Jeremy Sexton18420001
C-Allie Fullah20240012
DPaul Gombwer21050002

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