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Arianne Whitaker Selected Big South Freshman of the Week For Third Time

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop center Arianne Whitaker has been named the Big South Conference Freshman of the Week after her two performances last week against UNC Asheville and Gardner-Webb, the conference office announced today. The Cincinnati, Ohio, native has now received the honor three times this season. Whitaker returned to the lineup after missing seven games […]

Winthrop Runs Out of Gas In Fourth Quarter; Falls To Gardner-Webb 70-52

BOILING SPRING, NC—Gardner-Webb closed out the fourth quarter on a 20-3 run to claim a 70-52 Big South Conference victory over Winthrop on Saturday afternoon in Paul Porter Arena. Winthrop opened the final quarter on a follow shot off an offensive rebound by Arianne Whitaker to tie the game at 47 all. The Eagles still […]

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Broken Foot Will Sideline Winthrop’s Erica Williams For Remainder of the Season

ROCK HILL SC—Winthrop women’s basketball head coach Kevin Cook confirmed on Tuesday that 5-10 junior forward Erica Williams, the leading scorer in the Big South Conference, will miss the remainder of the season due to a broken bone in her left foot. Williams (Rex, GA), who is averaging 16.4 points a game this season, was […]

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Cooks, Johnson Combine For 49 Points In Loss To Liberty Tuesday Night

LYNCHBURG, VA—Winthrop’s second half rally comes up short as its winning streak ends at seven games in an 88-77 loss at Liberty, Tuesday evening at the Vines Center. With the loss the Eagles are now 16-7 overall and 8-4 in the Big South. Liberty has now won five straight games and improves to 10-15 overall […]

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Lady Eagles Give UNC Asheville A Battle Before Dropping a 67-59 Home Game

ROCK HILL SC—Playing without its top two scorers on the season, the Winthrop women fell to league-leading UNC Asheville 67-59 on Tuesday night at The Winthrop Coliseum. Erica Williams, the leading scorer in the Big South and point guard Aliyah Kilpatrick were sidelined with injuries. They are averaging a combined 30 points this season. After […]

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Winthrop Men Defeat Radford For Seventh Straight Victory

ROCK HILL, SC—Jimmy Gavin scored a game-high 29 points to lead Winthrop to a seventh straight victory as it downed Radford 87-77, Saturday afternoon in Big South Conference men’s basketball action. Winthrop improves to 16-6 on the year overall and has now won six straight league games to improve its conference mark to 8-3. Radford […]

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Short-handed Winthrop Women Drop 58-50 Decision To Charleston Southern

ROCK HILL, SC—The Winthrop women’s basketball team with six players dressed for the game gave a valiant effort on Saturday before dropping a 58-50 Big South Conference contest to Charleston Southern in the Winthrop Coliseum. With the loss Winthrop falls to 3-17 overall and 2-9 in conference play while CSU evened its record at 10-10 […]

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