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Eagles Earn Huge Victory At USC Upstate Saturday Afternoon

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Eagles Earn Huge Victory At USC Upstate Saturday Afternoon

Spartanburg, S.C. – Winthrop University’s women’s basketball team secured a significant victory against USC Upstate with a final score of 67-61 on Saturday afternoon, disrupting the Spartans’ Senior Day celebrations.

Key Highlights

The Eagles, currently standing at 13-14 overall and 7-7 in the Big South conference, managed to outplay USC Upstate (15-13, 10-5 Big South) at the G.B. Hodge Center.

Game Recap

First Quarter: The game started off with Winthrop taking an early lead, only to see USC Upstate respond with a run of their own. The quarter ended with the Spartans leading 18-15.

Second Quarter: USC Upstate extended their lead in the second quarter, finishing the first half ahead at 31-24.

Third Quarter: Despite trailing by 10 at one point, Winthrop clawed their way back into the game, eventually taking a one-point lead before the quarter ended with the Spartans back in front at 50-44.

Fourth Quarter: The final quarter saw an intense battle between the two teams, with Winthrop making a strong comeback towards the end. The Eagles managed to secure the lead and hold on for a crucial victory.

Statistical Standouts

Several players shone for Winthrop in this crucial victory, with Jada Ryce and Ronaltha Marc leading the scoring with 15 points each. Marissa Gasaway contributed a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, while Elli Garnett added 14 points, including some crucial three-pointers.

Up Next

Winthrop’s next challenge will be against High Point on Senior Night, scheduled for Wednesday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m.

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