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Former Eagle Basketball Standout Invited To Brooklyn Nets’ Fall Training Camp

ROCK HILL, SC–Former Winthrop basketball standout Michael Jenkins has moved one step closer to realizing his dream of playing in the NBA after receiving an invitation from the Brooklyn Nets to attend the team’s fall training camp in October, according to a tweet on Monday by his agent Daniel Moldovan. Jenkins, who played for Winthrop […]

McClanahan Voted Big South Conference Female Athlete of the Year

ROCK HILL, SC– Winthrop women’s basketball player Dequesha McClanahan has been voted the Big South Conference Female Student-Athlete of the Year for the 2013-14 season by the League’s Athletics Directors, Senior Woman Administrators and Sports Information Directors, it was announced today by the Conference office. McClanahan, a native of Oak Ridge, TN who graduated in […]

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Kelsey Hires Brian Kloman As Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

ROCK HILL, SC— Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced Monday afternoon the addition of Brian Kloman to his coaching staff. “Brian is someone that I have known for many years through the coaching profession and have tremendous respect for,” stated Kelsey. “He is a tireless worker and possesses and elite ability to cultivate […]

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South Carolina General Assembly Honors Winthrop Women’s Basketball Team

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop’s 2013-14 Big South Conference championship women’s basketball team was honored on Thursday by the South Carolina General Assembly for capturing its first conference title, making its first NCAA tournament appearance and becoming the first Big South member school from South Carolina to win the league championship. State Senator Wes Hayes, one of […]

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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 […]

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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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