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Eagles Head To Gardner-Webb Sunday Afternoon For Regular-Season Finale

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Eagles Head To Gardner-Webb Sunday Afternoon For Regular-Season Finale

Rock Hill, S.C. – Winthrop women’s basketball team is geared up for their final game of the regular season as they head to Gardner-Webb on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles are coming off a nail-biting overtime loss to High Point on Senior Night, with a final score of 65-64, during their last home game.

Series History Versus Gardner-Webb

This will mark the 39th meeting between Winthrop and Gardner-Webb, with the Runnin’ Bulldogs leading the series 27-11. The first encounter dates back to Jan. 24, 1980, where Winthrop secured a victory. However, Gardner-Webb has dominated the series since 2014, winning 19 of the last 23 matchups. In their most recent face-off on Jan. 20, Winthrop claimed a victory by a score of 61-50 after four years.

Last Time Out

In their recent game against High Point, Winthrop displayed a strong performance but fell short in the final moments of overtime. Despite the loss, the Eagles showcased resilience and determination on the court. Marissa Gasaway stood out with an impressive performance, recording her eighth double-figure game of the season.

At A Glance

Winthrop boasts a storied basketball program with an overall record of 611-906. The team has been strong defensively, ranking 3rd in the conference in scoring defense and 2nd in steals per game. Marissa Gasaway leads the team in rebounding with an average of 10.2 per game.

Looking Ahead

Following the regular-season finale, Winthrop and the rest of the league will await the seedings for the 2024 Hercules Tires Big South Conference Championship set to begin on Wednesday, Mar. 6.

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