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Winthrop VP For Intercollegiate Athletics Appointed To NCAA Division I Council

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Ken Halpin, Winthrop University’s vice president for intercollegiate athletics and athletics director, has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Council. The Division I Council is a high-level group responsible for the day-to-day decision-making for Division I athletics. The council is comprised of practitioners who work daily in Division I athletics, and […]

Winthrop Scores School Record 134 Points In Home Opener

ROCK HILL, SC— Winthrop men’s basketball placed seven players in double-figures as it captured its second win in a row with a 134-99 victory over Pfeiffer Tuesday evening. The 134 points broke the school record for a single-game, which had stood for 22 seasons. WINTHROP (2-1, 0-0 BIG SOUTH)  SCORING LEADERS Adam Pickett (18 points, 7 rebounds, […]

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OTS Media & Winthrop Athletics Agree To New Radio Partnership

ROCK HILL, SC –Winthrop Athletics has agreed to a three-year extension with OTS Media of Rock Hill (94.3 FM and 104.1 The Bridge), to serve as the flagship station for Winthrop Athletics, and provide live broadcasts of Eagles basketball. As part of the partnership, OTS Media will help produce and distribute the broadcast to all network […]

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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 […]

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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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