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March 5, 2014 3:34 PM

Winthrop men outlast Liberty in first round conference tourney win

Winthrop earned a second round Big South Conference men’s basketball tournament matchup Friday with High Point by beating the North’s No. 5 seed Liberty 77-65 on Wednesday. Keon Johnson led the Eagles with 15, while Keon Moore, Joab Jerome and Andre Smith each added 14. Winthrop helped its cause by making a tournament record 21 of 21 free throws.

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