BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) David Efianayi had 18 points as Gardner-Webb won its 12th consecutive home game, holding off Winthrop 64-60 on Saturday.
Nate Johnson had 14 points for Gardner-Webb (17-10, 8-5 Big South Conference). Eric Jamison added seven rebounds.
Gardner Webb led 22-19 in the first half before going on a 20-6 run for a 42-25 halftime lead. Although Winthrop never tied it or took the lead in the second half, the Eagles were within 60-57 after Michael Anumba and Nych Smith made two free throws apiece in the final minute.