ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Devonnte Holland blocked a shot and made two free throws in the final 19 seconds as Radford held off Winthrop 81-77 on Monday night after nearly blowing a 27-point lead.
Radford led 46-31 at halftime after shooting 55% and opened the second half on a 16-4 run for a 27-point lead with 14:06 remaining. Winthrop had the ball, down two, with 29 seconds to go, and Russell Jones appeared to be open on a baseline drive but Holland got a piece of it.
Radford (15-9, 10-2 Big South) snapped Winthrop's 14-game winning streak after the Eagles (18-8, 12-1) received a vote in the AP Top 25 poll. Winthrop's last defeat was on Dec. 14 at Furman.
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