CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- — Cory Hightower had 21 points as Winthrop topped High Point 68-51 in the Big South Conference Championship quarterfinals on Friday night.
Patrick Good, the Eagles' second leading scorer coming into the contest at 12 points per game, had only 3 points. He shot 20 percent from 3-point range (1 of 5).
High Point scored 17 first-half points, a season low.
Zach Austin, who was second on the Panthers in scoring entering the contest with 15 points per game, was held scoreless on 0-of-10 shooting.