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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Lands Erskine Transfer Roderick Perkins

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced today the addition of 6-5 wing Roderick Perkins, who will transfer to Winthrop from Erskine College. Perkins, out of Smyrna, GA, is coming off an impressive sophomore season with the Flying Fleet as he averaged 24.9 points, which ranked second nationally at the NCAA Division […]

Winthrop’s McClanahan Named To I-AAA ADA Scholar-Athlete Team

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop University basketball standout Dequesha McClanahan is among 20 players who have been named to the 12th Annual Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA) Scholar-Athlete Basketball Teams for 2013-14. McClanahan, who became the all-time scoring and assist leader in Big South Conference history and was just the second player in league history […]

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Duke Uses Size Advantage To Defeat Winthrop 87-45 In NCAA Women’s Championship

DURHAM, NC–Dequesha McClanahan closed out her career with a 22-point and six-assist effort against Duke in the first round o of the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship in Cameron Indoor Stadium, but the Blue Devils used their overwhelming size advantage to claim an 87-45 victory on Saturday. With the loss, Winthrop, which was making its […]

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Winthrop Women to face Duke in Round 1 of NCAA Tournament

The Winthrop women’s basketball team will face the second-seeded Duke Blue Devils in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship on Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, NC. The game between No.15 seed Winthrop and Duke is set for 11 a.m. and will be carried by ESPN 2. Winthrop (24-8) is […]

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McClanahan Picked First Team Mid-Major All-American By College Sports Madness

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop senior point guard Dequesha McClanahan has been picked on the College Sports Madness 2014 Mid-Major All-American First Team, it was announced today by the online publication. McClanahan led the Eagles to their first Big South Conference championship last week after being voted the conference’s Player of the Year for the third straight […]

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Winthrop captures first Women’s Big South Conference title

Three-time Big South Player of the Year Dequesha McClanahan can now add Tournament MVP to her impressive resume after leading Winthrop to its first Big South Conference Championship in school history on Sunday with an 87-74 win over No. 1 seed High Point at the HTC Center. The Winthrop senior guard recorded her ninth double-double […]

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Winthrop men fall to Coastal 76-61 in Big South Conference title game

The Winthrop men’s basketball team’s dream of an NCAA tournament berth ended on Sunday afternoon as the Eagles fell to Coastal Carolina 76-61 in the Big South Conference Championship title game at the HTC Center. Winthrop falls to 20-13 while Coastal Carolina improves to 21-12 and will now await the announcement of the NCAA 68-team […]

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