Michael Jenkins scored 19 points and had 4 rebounds as Winthrop defeated Coastal Carolina 65-63 in Big South Conference action Saturday.
Craig Bradshaw added 18 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in his first double-double of the season for the Eagles (17-4, 7-0 Big South), which had 20 points off turnovers and averaged 43.4 percent from the field.
The Eagles led 38-28 at halftime. The game was tied 5 times and there were 5 lead changes.
Coastal Carolina (11-9, 4-3) scored with 2:51 left in the game, but was unable to gain the lead.
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Jack Leasure had 17 points for the Chanticleers, which averaged 47.3 percent from the field and 35.3 from behind the three-point mark.
Leasure had a chance to put Coastal ahead but missed a jumper with 38 seconds to go.
Everage Richardson added 15 points and four rebounds for Coastal Carolina, while Joshua Mack scored 14 points and had four rebounds.