Winthrop rallies late to beat Tennessee Tech 82-70
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Bjorn Broman scored 20 points on six 3-pointers and Winthrop rallied in the second half to beat Tennessee Tech 82-70 on Wednesday night.
Broman was 7 of 11 from the field for the Eagles (4-3). Michael Anumba added 15 points and four rebounds and Nych Smith had 12 points and four assists.
Winthrop was 15 of 34 (44 percent) from beyond the arc. Tennessee Tech was 6 of 21 (29 percent) from distance.
Winthrop trailed 40-33 at the break and 49-37 early in the second half but Raivis Scerbinskis sank a 3-pointer after that to spark a 22-5 run that included another 3 by Scerbinskis and two by Broman to take a 59-54 lead with 9:22 to play. Anumba and Smith drained a 3-pointer apiece in the stretch to help push it to 78-65 with 1:16 remaining.
Jr. Clay scored 20 points off the bench with nine rebounds for the Golden Eagles (1-6).
Updated November 28, 2018