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Winthrop Narrowly Loses At SEC Foe, Georgia

ATHENS, GA– Xavier Cooks scored a career-high 31 points in an 87-82 loss at Georgia, Tuesday evening in non-conference action. The Eagles fall to 5-4 on the year and Georgia improves to 7-1. WINTHROP LEADERS Xavier Cooks (31 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists) Nych Smith (12 points) Anders Broman (11 points) GEORGIA LEADERS Yante Maten (25 points, 11 rebounds) Turtle […]

Winthrop’s Cooks Named Big South Player Of The Week

ROCK HILL, SC—Xavier Cooks has been named the Big South Conference Player of the Week, announced by the league office Monday afternoon. Cooks averaged 17.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.5 steals to help lead the Eagles to a 2-0 week that included a road win at Furman. Cooks capped the week off […]

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Anders Broman Posts Career-High 22, Eagles Fall 80-76 At Colorado State

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop senior Anders Broman scored a career-high 22 points as the Eagles dropped a close game at Colorado State, 80-76, Tuesday evening. The Eagles (0-2) connected on 15 threes in the game, just two shy of the school record but the Rams (2-0) shot 52 percent in the second half to overcome a seven-point halftime […]

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Winthrop Announces Contract Extension for Pat Kelsey

ROCK HILL, S.C. – A new five-year contract extension for men’s basketball head coach Pat Kelsey will run through 2022, Winthrop Athletics announced today. Winthrop men’s basketball embarks on the 2017-18 campaign on Friday, Nov. 10 versus Southern Illinois. “Over the past five seasons, Coach Kelsey has led our men’s basketball program to unparalleled growth in a […]

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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Picked Second In Big South

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Big South Conference held its annual basketball media day at the Renaissance Hotel as the preseason polls and all-conference teams were announced. Winthrop men’s basketball has been voted to finish second in the league while Xavier Cooks was named to the preseason all-conference first team. The Eagles are coming off a Big South Conference championship […]

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Winthrop Women’s Basketball Projected #10 In Big South

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winthrop women’s basketball team has been predicted to finish 10th in the upcoming Big South Conference season, it was announced Tuesday at the annual Big South Basketball Media Day. Radford has been predicted to win the 2017-18 Big South title, garnering seven first place votes while Liberty landed in second with one first-place […]

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Winthrop’s Kelsey Announces Promotion Of Howland To Assistant Coach

ROCK HILL, SC– Pat Kelsey announced that Mike Howland has been promoted to assistant coach after spending the last two seasons as the director of basketball operations. “Mike has done a phenomenal job in his time here at Winthrop and has earned this opportunity,” said Kelsey. “He has a very keen basketball mind and has […]

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