MORAGA, Calif. (AP) Saint Mary's star Jordan Ford missed a layin with 1 second left and Winthrop pulled off a 61-59 upset of the No. 18 Gaels a night after losing on a buzzer beater.
Chandler Vaudrin had 19 points, five rebounds and four assists off the bench for Winthrop (2-1), the Big South Conference School from Rock Hill, South Carolina. The Eagles lost 77-74 at Fresno State on Sunday before traveling to the Bay Area to take on West Coast Conference power Saint Mary's.
Winthrop's jubilant players danced through the hallways of McKeon Pavilion celebrating on the way to the locker room after stunning the Gaels.