ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) Keon Johnson scored 31 points and Xavier Cooks scored 19 points and had 10 rebounds to lead No. 1 seed Winthrop past eighth seed Charleston 92-78 in a quarterfinal game of the Big South Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Winthrop plays the winner between Gardner Webb and High Point in a semifinal game Friday night.
Anders Broman scored 15 points on 4-for-6 shooting including 3 for 5 from 3-point range and Roderick Perkins added 12 points for Winthrop (24-6). Johnson had a pair of 3s and Broman added another with 13:16 before halftime for a 24-9 lead and the Eagles led 44-31 at intermission.