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Kelsey Announces Signing Of Falden, Ukaegbu To NLI’s

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey has announced two additions to the recruiting class after Charles Falden and Jermaine Ukaegbu signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Eagles. Falden is a 6-3 guard out of Richmond, VA, who spent last season at Massanutten Military, which is the prep school […]

Woodard Named Winthrop Women’s Basketball Head Coach

ROCK HILL, SC—Director of Athletics Ken Halpin has announced that Lynette Woodard has been named head coach of the Winthrop women’s basketball program. A news conference has been scheduled for 11 a.m. on Tuesday to introduce Woodard. Woodard joined the Winthrop coaching staff last August as an assistant, was appointed acting head coach in January, […]

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Winthrop’s Okeke To Graduate In May, Transfer For Graduate School

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced redshirt junior Duby Okeke will transfer after completing his degree at Winthrop this May. “Duby has worked very hard both on the court and in the classroom,” said Kelsey. “He will graduate and receive his degree in May from Winthrop and has elected to play […]

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Winthrop’s Pat Kelsey Accepts Head Coaching Job At UMASS

Winthrop head coach Pat Kelsey has accepted an offer to be the new head coach at the University of Massachusetts.  Kelsey, who just completed his 5th year at Winthrop, won the Big South championship this past year and advanced to the NCAA tournament.  The former Xavier and Wake Forest assistant coach amassed a 102-59 record […]

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Winthrop Falls To Butler, 76-64, In NCAA Tournament First Round

MILWAUKEE, WI—A 14-2 run midway through the second half by Butler stopped Winthrop’s attempt at erasing its double-figure deficit at the half as 13th-seeded Winthrop fell 76-64 to 4th-seeded Butler, Thursday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in the Bradley Center. With the loss, the Eagles season comes to a close with […]

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Eagles Earn 13 Seed, Face 4th Seeded Butler Thursday In Milwaukee

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop men’s basketball has earned a 13-seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament and will face 4th-seeded Butler, Thursday at 1:30 p.m. (EST) in the Bradley Center. The game will air live on TNT. The Eagles earned their second highest seed in the NCAA Tournament after a 26-6 record as they captured the Big […]

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Williams Leads Winthrop with 24 Points in Final Game; Eagles Fall to GWU in Big South First Round

LYNCHBURG, VA—Erica Williams closed her collegiate career with a game-high 24 points and nine rebounds, but #9 seed Winthrop fell to #8 Gardner-Webb 82-43 in the first round of the 2017 Big South Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night in the Vines Center. Winthrop ends its season with a 2-29 record while GWU improves […]

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