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McMahon Leads Eagles With 19 In Loss To Longwood – Winthrop University Athletics

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McMahon Leads Eagles With 19 In Loss To Longwood – Winthrop University Athletics

High Point, N.C. – In a thrilling quarterfinal matchup at the 2024 Hercules Tires Big South Conference Championship, fourth-seeded Winthrop faced a tough defeat against fifth-seeded Longwood with a final score of 69-56.

Key Players and Stats:

#4 WINTHROP (17-15)

  • Sin’Cere McMahon led the Eagles with an impressive performance, contributing 19 points, a rebound, and 2 assists.
  • Micheal Anumba added 10 points, a rebound, and a block.
  • Kelton Talford notched 8 points and grabbed 10 rebounds along with 2 assists.

#5 LONGWOOD (19-13)

  • Julie Soumaoro led Longwood with 13 points, a rebound, and 3 assists.
  • Caleb Robinson and Isaiah Richards each contributed 11 points for the winning team.

First Half Recap:

The first half witnessed back-and-forth action with Eagles and Lancers exchanging leads. Sin’Cere McMahon’s sharp shooting helped Winthrop maintain a competitive edge, but Longwood managed to finish the half with a slender 34-33 lead.

Second Half Highlights:

As the game progressed into the second half, Longwood’s offense intensified, while Winthrop struggled to close the gap. Despite some valiant efforts by the Eagles, Longwood’s strong defense and efficient scoring sealed the victory for the Lancers.

Game Analysis:

While Winthrop showcased a commendable shooting performance throughout the game, Longwood’s consistent free-throw shooting and dominant presence on the boards ultimately proved to be decisive factors in the outcome.

Notable Performances:

  • Sin’Cere McMahon’s impressive 19-point contribution off the bench, including five successful three-pointers.
  • Micheal Anumba nearing a milestone of 1,000 career points with a solid 10-point performance.

Final Thoughts:

Despite the loss, Winthrop displayed resilience and determination throughout the game, highlighting their competitive spirit and unwavering commitment to success.

HERE Rock Hill
Author: HERE Rock Hill

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