Burns scores 19 to lift Winthrop over Radford 61-56

Burns scores 19 to lift Winthrop over Radford 61-56

RADFORD, V.A. (AP) - D.J. Burns scored 19 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots and Winthrop won its eighth straight, 61-56 over Radford.

Hunter Hale scored 12 points and had six rebounds for the Eagles (12-7, 6-0 Big South Conference), who shot 39% from the floor but held the Highlanders to 33%.

Josh Ferguson added seven rebounds and Chandler Vaudrin made six assists.

Carlik Jones scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Highlanders (10-8, 5-1), who saw their seven-game win streak end.

Travis Fields Jr. added 12 points and Devine Eke grabbed six rebounds off the bench.

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