MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Anders Broman scored 19 points and led five players in double-figure scoring as Winthrop kept Alabama State winless with an 88-80 victory on Saturday.
Bjorn Broman added 18 points, shooting 6 of 10 from beyond the arc for the Eagles (6-4), who have won four of their last five. Josh Ferguson had 14 points and led with 13 rebounds for his third double-double this season, Nych Smith had 12 points and Jermaine Ukaegbu had 10 point with nine rebounds.
The Eagles had a 43-29 rebounding edge over Alabama State.
Broman sank two 3-pointers as part of a 19-6 run to open the second half, taking Winthrop from a four-point deficit at intermission to a 50-41 lead with 15:36 to play. Alabama State cut it to 84-76 with 46 seconds left but Ukaegbu and Ferguson each made a dunk in the final 23 seconds to seal the win for the Eagles.
Freshman Jacoby Ross led the Hornets (0-10) with 30 points off the bench.
Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.