Winona State 13, Augusta State 9
The Warriors dropped their first five shots like they were playing at the local YMCA with no one else there.
Augusta State 17, Winona State 15
Daniel Dixon fed Tyrekus "A.J." Bowman for a spectacular alley-oop dunk. Bowman then took a pass inside from Ben Madgen and dunked it home.
Augusta State 28, Winona State 24
Bowman drained two free throws, the first two of eight consecutive points.
Augusta State 36, Winona State 26
Madgen swished a 15-foot jump shot for a double-digit lead. Madgen soon would be called for a foul, infuriating coach Dip Metress, who took off his jacket.
Augusta State 44, Winona State 32
The Jaguars led by 16 before Curtrel Robinson drained one free throw. Then Quincy Henderson knocked down a huge 3-pointer from the corner just before the half expired.
SECOND HALF, 17:26
Augusta State 53, Winona State 37
Siler converted a three-point play to stake the Jaguars to their largest lead. Winona State responded as Jonte Flowers scored nine in a row.
Augusta State 58, Winona State 54
Bowman picked up his fourth foul. With Bowman out, the Warriors finished off a 21-5 run and soon tied the game.
Augusta State 65, Winona State 65
Bowman knocked down a short baseline jumper and got fouled. He failed to converted the three-point play. Flowers picked up his fourth foul, but he remained in the game.
Winona State 75, Augusta State 68
With Bowman on the bench, Flowers hit consecutive 3-pointers from the top of the key to give the Warriors a cushion that lasted until the clock expired.