Winthrop hosts Middle Tennessee following Talford’s 23-point performance

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-0) at Winthrop Eagles (1-1)

Rock Hill, South Carolina; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Winthrop plays the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders after Kelton Talford scored 23 points in Winthrop’s 78-56 win against the Piedmont Lions.

Winthrop went 23-9 overall with a 13-0 record at home during the 2021-22 season. The Eagles averaged 75.2 points per game while shooting 48.6% from the field and 37.2% from behind the arc last season.

Middle Tennessee went 26-11 overall with a 5-9 record on the road last season. The Blue Raiders gave up 67.2 points per game while committing 18.5 fouls last season.


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