Winthrop pays Washington a visit


Winthrop (2-3) against Washington (4-3)

Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Winthrop and Washington want to recover from losses. Winthrop ran narrowly in a 92-86 game in Washington State on Monday. Washington lost 81:62 to Nevada on Wednesday.

SUPER SENIORS: Winthrop has relied heavily on its seniors. DJ Burns Jr., Patrick Good, Cory Hightower and Micheal Anumba together made up 60 percent of all Eagles scorings that season.

IMPORTANT FACILITATOR: Terrell Brown Jr. has scored 50 percent of all Washington Field Goals in the last five games. Brown has 44 field goals and 22 assists in those games.

STRIP STATISTICS: Winthrop has scored 71.3 points per game and allowed 81.7 on his three-game road to lose streak.

ACCOUNTING FOR TOOLS: The Huskies have been using assists more often than the Eagles lately to create baskets. Washington has provided 40 assists on 82 field goals (48.8 percent) in the last three games, while Winthrop has assists on 37 of 77 field goals (48.1 percent) in the last three games.

DID YOU KNOW THAT: Winthrop has scored 12.4 3 points per game as a team this season, which is the eighth largest among Division I teams.


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