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Micheal Anumba’s Winthrop overcame a 15-point deficit to capture its 12th Big South Conference Men’s Basketball title with a 76-68 victory over fifth-seeded Hampton, Sunday afternoon inside the Winthrop Coliseum.
Anumba had 5 points and 5 rebounds on 2-of-3 shooting in 22 minutes in his starting role in the championship game, as the Eagles punched their ticket to to the NCAA tournament.
The 6’3″ sophomore is averaging 6.7 points and 4.3 rebounds on an efficient 52.5% shooting this season.
Anumba, an alumnus of the Hoopsfix All-Star Classic has started 27 of 29 games on the season, and had a season-high 13 points last week against Upstate.
Winthrop now await to find out their first-round match-up in the NCAA tournament.