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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Stays Undefeated As They Edge USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, SC—Winthrop overcame a nine-point second half deficit to hold on for a 79-78 victory over USC Upstate, Tuesday evening at the Hodge Center. The victory pushes the Eagles to 4-0 on the year as their off to their best start since the 2005-06 season. The Spartans fall to 0-5 on the year. The Eagles […]

Winthrop Women Hurt Again By 3-Point Shot In 71-52 Loss At Furman

GREENVILLE, SC—The Winthrop women’s basketball team fell victim to the three-point shot once again, falling to Furman 71-52 Tuesday night in Timmons Arena. The Paladins ran out to a 15-point halftime lead after knocking down 9 of 17 three-point field goals. They finished the game with 14 treys in 31 attempts and shot 41 percent […]

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Winthrop Hits Century Mark For Second Straight Game In 106-78 Win

ROCK HILL, SC— Xavier Cooks paced six players in double-figures with a game-high 19 points to lead Winthrop to a 106-78 victory over Truett-McConnell, Tuesday evening at the Winthrop Coliseum. The Eagles are 2-0 for the third straight season and will look for a third straight win on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. when […]

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Winthrop Battles No. 12 Duke Before Falling 78-50

DURHAM, NC—A commanding size advantage for 12th ranked Duke proved too much for Winthrop to overcome as the Blue Devils tied a school record with 16 blocked shots in downing the Eagles 78-50 on Sunday night in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Winthrop falls to 0-2 as the Eagles start the season against two Top 20 teams.  […]

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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Opens Season With 102-95 Victory Over Hampton

ROCK HILL, SC— Jimmy Gavin‘s 26 points paced five players in double-figures as Winthrop downed Hampton 102-95, Saturday afternoon in the season opener for both teams. It’s the fourth straight season the Eagles have won their season opener and they will be back in action on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. when they host […]

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Winthrop’s Schaquilla Nunn Suffers Broken Foot And Plans To Redshirt This Season

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head women’s basketball coach Kevin Cook announced Monday night during his weekly radio show that senior center Schaquilla Nunn, a preseason First Team All-Big South Conference selection, has suffered a broken foot and plans to seek a medical redshirt for 2015-16. Cook said the 6-3 Nunn looked at her options about possibly returning […]

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Big South Basketball Tournament Sites For 2015-2016 Season Released

CHARLOTTE, NC–The Big South Conference Council of Chief Executive Officers has unanimously voted to award the 2016 Big South Men’s Basketball Championship to Campbell University and the 2016 Women’s Basketball Championship to UNC Asheville, it was announced today. Campbell will host the men’s event for the first time, which will be Thursday-Sunday, March 3-6 at […]

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