ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) Cory Hightower's 25 points helped Winthrop defeat High Point 84-78 in the regular season finale for both schools on Saturday.

Hightower was 7 of 12 shooting, including 3 for 6 from distance, and went 8 for 10 from the line for the Eagles (15-16, 10-8 Big South Conference). Kelton Talford scored 15 points and added nine rebounds. Sin'Cere McMahon was 5 of 10 shooting, including 3 for 6 from distance, and went 2 for 3 from the line to finish with 15 points.

The Panthers (14-16, 6-12) were led in scoring by Zach Austin, who finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Abdoulaye added 14 points and nine rebounds for High Point. Jaden House also had 12 points.


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