Final Score: Winthrop 62, High Point 60
Conway, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Andre Smith knocked down a 3-pointer with one second left to lift Winthrop past High Point, 62-60, in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference Tournament.
Keon Moore poured in a game-high 23 points and Smith added 12 for the Eagles (19-12), who will face UNC-Asheville in the semifinals on Saturday.
John Brown scored 17 points and Adam Weary added nine off the bench for the Panthers (16-4), who had won six straight coming into the contest.
Larry Brown's dunk with 1:44 left gave Winthrop a 57-53 lead, but Devante Wallace nailed a 3-pointer moments later to pull the Panthers within one.
Moore knocked down a jumper with less than a minute remaining to give the Eagles a 59-56 lead, but John Brown hit a pair of free throws to pull High Point within 59-58.
Smith missed the front-end of a 1-and-1 on the next possession and Weary buried a jumper with six seconds to play to give High Point a 60-59 lead before Smith knocked down the game-winner.
Neither side led by more than five throughout the contest.
03/07 16:51:34 ET
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