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Buggs hits go-ahead jumper, Winthrop beats Campbell 74-72

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) Cory Hightower had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Drew Buggs made a go-ahead jumper in the closing seconds as Winthrop narrowly defeated Campbell 74-72 on Monday night.

Hightower made 5 of 6 3-pointers. Buggs, who finished with 12 points, dribbled down the clock and used a high screen to get into the lane for a fadeaway jumper to break a 72-all tie.

Micheal Anumba added 10 points for Winthrop (8-6, 1-0 Big South Conference).

Cedric Henderson Jr. tied a season high with 21 points for the Fighting Camels (7-6, 0-2), whose losing streak reached four games. Jordan Whitfield added 17 points and Jesus Carralero had 16 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

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Updated January 10, 2022

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