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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Hires Jayson Gee As Associate Head Coach

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced the addition of veteran coach Jayson Gee as the new associate head coach for the men’s basketball program. Gee brings 29 years of collegiate coaching experience as he arrives at Winthrop after a five-year stint as head coach of Longwood University. With nearly three decades […]

Winthrop’s Cooks Named To NABC All-District Team

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop standout forward Xavier Cooks has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2017-18 Division I All-District 3 Team. Cooks had a career-year in helping the Eagles to a 19-12 mark this season as he surpassed several milestones and inked his name in Winthrop and Big South Conference history. He was voted the […]

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Winthrop Women Lose In Big South Tournament First Round

LYNCHBURG, VA – A big third quarter for Gardner-Webb lifted the Bulldogs past the Winthrop women’s basketball team 68-57 Thursday evening in the first round of the Big South Tournament hosted by Liberty University. Winthrop closes the 2017-18 season with a 3-27 overall record while Gardner-Webb improved to 19-12 and advanced to the quarterfinals to face […]

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Winthrop’s Xavier Cooks Named Big South Player Of The Year

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop’s Xavier Cooks has been voted the 2017-18 Big South Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year as the league announced its annual awards Monday evening. In addition to his player of the year recognition, Cooks was an All-Big South First Team selection while Bjorn Broman earned All-Big South honorable mention honors. Anders Broman was named to the Big […]

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Anders Broman Scores Team-High 22 Points As Winthrop Falls At Asheville

ASHEVILLE, NC— Winthrop men’s basketball fell 89-75 at UNC Asheville in its final road game of the regular season, Thursday evening inside Kimmel Arena. WINTHROP (18-10, 12-5 BIG SOUTH)  SCORING LEADERS Anders Broman (22 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals) Adam Pickett (16 points, 2 rebounds) Xavier Cooks (15 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks, 2 steals […]

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Winthrop Wins 5th Straight With 79-64 Victory Over Longwood

ROCK HILL, SC— Winthrop placed five players in double-figures led by 16 points from Anders Broman in a 79-64 victory over Longwood, Sunday afternoon in the Winthrop Coliseum. WINTHROP (18-9, 12-4 BIG SOUTH)  SCORING LEADERS Anders Broman (16 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist) Josh Ferguson (13 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block, 1 steal) Xavier Cooks (13 points, 7 rebounds, […]

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Cooks Scores Career-High 36 To Lead Eagles Over Gardner-Webb

BOILING SPRINGS, NC— Xavier Cooksscored a career-high 36 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead Winthrop to a 90-71 win at Gardner-Webb, Thursday evening in Paul Porter Arena. WINTHROP (17-9, 11-4 BIG SOUTH)  SCORING LEADERS Xavier Cooks (36 points, 16 rebounds, 3 assists, 6 blocks, 3 steals) Adam Pickett (13 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block) […]

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