Spencer Collins leads Wofford past Winthrop 62-56

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- Spencer Collins scored 19 points to lead three in double figures and Wofford held on to defeat Winthrop 62-56 Saturday.

Collins scored 15 in the second half. His 3-pointer stretched the Wofford (4-7) lead to 48-29 with 9:41 remaining.

Lee Skinner added 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. He also shot 4 of 4 from the line in the last 16 seconds for the Terriers.

Wofford shot just 2 of 15 from 3-point range, but had 13 steals. Collins and Karl Cochran led with three steals apiece. Cochran also scored 13 points.

Down 57-35 with 4:57 to play, Winthrop (6-4) closed on a 21-5 run. Keon Johnson scored 10 of his 18 points during the span.

Johnson hit a 3-pointer and made two free throws to pull the Eagles within 60-56 with nine seconds remaining. Skinner capped the scoring hitting two from the line.