ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Hunter Hale had 17 points as Winthrop won its ninth straight game, rolling past South Carolina Upstate 79-53 on Thursday night.
South Carolina Upstate scored 19 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Winthrop faces Presbyterian at home on Saturday. South Carolina Upstate faces UNC-Asheville at home on Saturday.
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