Burns lifts Winthrop past Charleston Southern 92-86

Sat, Feb 26, 2022
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Burns lifts Winthrop past Charleston Southern 92-86

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - D.J. Burns Jr. had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Winthrop extended its win streak to eight games, topping Charleston Southern 92-86 on Saturday.

Burns hit 10 of 12 shots.

Drew Buggs had 17 points for Winthrop (21-8, 14-2 Big South Conference), the South Division champion. Patrick Good added 15 points. Sin'Cere McMahon had 10 points.

Deontaye Buskey scored a season-high 28 points for the Buccaneers (5-24, 1-15), whose losing streak stretched to six games. Tahlik Chavez added 22 points. Taje' Kelly had 15 points and 13 rebounds.

The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Buccaneers this season. Winthrop defeated Charleston Southern 70-65 on Jan. 15.

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