NCAA Game Summary - Winthrop at Appalachian State
(Saturday, February 18th)
Final Score: Appalachian State 76, Winthrop 64
Boone, NC (Sports Network) - Isaac Butts finished with a double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Appalachian State Mountaineers to a 76-64 win over the Winthrop Eagles as part of the BracketBusters event at the Holmes Center.
Omar Carter added 15 points as well in the win for Appalachian State (12-15), while Tab Hamilton and Nathan Healy tallied 13 points each. Mike Neal chipped in 10 points as well for the Mountaineers.
Matt Morgan posted a game-high 22 points to lead the way for Winthrop (11-18), while Reggie Middleton netted 16 points.
The Eagles shot at an impressive 51.7 percent clip during the opening period of play, but Appalachian State's12-of-18 effort at the foul line earned the Mountaineers the 41-35 halftime lead.
The Mountaineers then hit 50.0 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes en route to the 12-point win.
Appalachian State went 17-for-25 overall at the charity stripe during the meeting.
02/18 19:33:07 ET