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Big South Conference Announces Championship Changes For 2020-2021 Due To COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – As with all intercollegiate athletics conferences and institutions across the country, the Big South Conference and its member institutions have been exploring efficiencies to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  While minimizing the impact on the quality of the Big South student-athlete experience was a primary guideline in the evaluation […]

Winthrop Women’s Basketball Coach, Lynette Woodard, Will Not Return Next Season

Rock Hill, S.C. – Winthrop announced that Head Women’s Basketball Coach Lynette Woodard will not return for another season. “We are in the process of identifying new leadership and are excited about the future of the women’s basketball team,” said Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Ken Halpin. The Eagles were 11-19 this season, 8-12 in the Big South. Woodard […]

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Winthrop Volleyball To Play Washington In NCAA Tournament

Rock Hill, S.C. – Winthrop volleyball will travel to Seattle, W.A. to take on the University of Washington Huskies in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. This will be the first trip to the big dance since the 2006 season and the first match up between the two teams. The Eagles (22-4, 16-0) earned an […]

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Big South Tournament Headed To Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) — The Big South Conference Council of Chief Executive Officers has awarded the 2021-23 Big South Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to Charlotte, North Carolina, bringing the tournaments to historic Bojangles’ Coliseum, conference officials announced today at a press conference at the arena.  The facility marks the league’s first neutral site for its marquee basketball […]

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Winthrop Shocks #18 St. Mary’s College For 3rd Ever Ranked Win

MORAGA, CA— Playing for the second consecutive night, Winthrop men’s basketball pulled off one of the biggest upsets in program history with a 61-59 at 18th-ranked Saint Mary’s (Ca.), Monday evening at McKeon Pavilion. WINTHROP (2-1, 0-0 BIG SOUTH) SCORING LEADERS Chandler Vaudrin (19 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal) Josh Ferguson (14 points, 7 rebounds) D.J. […]

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Two Winthrop Men’s Basketball Players Honored

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop senior guard Nych Smith has been voted to the Big South All-Conference Second Team while senior guard Bjorn Broman has been named to the All-Academic Team. Smith became the 27th different player in program history to be named all-conference after he averaged 16.9 ppg overall and 17.6 ppg in league play. His scoring average ranks 6th in the […]

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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 […]

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