EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Adam Pickett made 5 of 7 shots from 3-point range and scored 24 points to help Winthrop beat SIU-Edwardsville 94-82 on Saturday night.
The Eagles (1-1) pulled away with a 14-4 run that ended at 65-54 on Bjorn Broman's 3-pointer with 13:41 left in the game. Cameron Williams' jumper briefly cut the Cougars' deficit back to single digits before Winthrop scored and led by double digits the rest of the way.
Winthrop was 14 of 30 from 3-point range. Broman was 4 of 8 and Ferguson hit 3 of 4.
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