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Eagles Can’t Get Shots To Fall In 2nd Half And Lose To Asheville In Big South Title Game

BUIES CREEK, NC— Winthrop fell 77-68 to UNC Asheville in the Big South Conference Championship game, Sunday afternoon at Gore Arena on the campus of Campbell University. The Eagles couldn’t overcome cold shooting as it falls to 23-9 on the year while UNC Asheville improves to 22-11. Winthrop led by nine at the break, but […]

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Winthrop Women Fall To Big South Co-Leader Liberty 59-42

ROCK HILL SC—Big South Conference co-leader Liberty used its superior size advantage and depth to wear down the injury-riddled Winthrop women’s team to claim a 59-42 victory Tuesday night in the Eagles final home game. The loss was the fifth straight for Winthrop and dropped its record to 4-24 overall and 3-16 in the league […]

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Winthrop’s Gavin & Johnson Selected All Big South First Team And Cooks Named To Second Team

ROCK HILL, SC—The Big South Conference men’s basketball awards were announced Tuesday afternoon as Winthrop placed three players on the all-conference teams. Junior Keon Johnson and graduate senior Jimmy Gavin were named to the All-Big South First Team while sophomore Xavier Cooks was named to the All-Big South Second Team. Johnson leads the Eagles in […]

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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Falls At High Point For 8th Straight Time

HIGH POINT, NC— Winthrop men’s basketball suffered an 87-85 road loss at High Point, Thursday evening at the Millis Center. The Eagles winning streak ends at four games as they are now 20-8 on the year and 12-5 in the league. High Point improves to 19-9 overall and 12-5 in Big South as both teams […]

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Kilpatrick Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone in Winthrop’s 67-38 Loss to Radford

ROCK HILL SC—Poor shooting by Winthrop and a dominating performance on the boards by Radford (15-12, 11-7 BSC) led to a 67-38 Big South Conference loss for the Eagle women on Tuesday night at the Winthrop Coliseum. Winthrop (4-21, 3-14 BSC) did have a bright spot in the game as junior guard Aliyah Kilpatrick surpassed […]

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Winthrop’s Cooks Tabbed Big South Player Of The Week

CHARLOTTE, NC—Winthrop sophomore Xavier Cooks has been tabbed the Big South Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced by the league office Monday afternoon. The second-year starter averaged 20.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks while shooting 55 percent from the field including an impressive 9-for-13 from three. His performance helped the Eagles win […]

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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Holds Off Asheville 81-80 For Sole Possession Of First Place

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop held on for an 81-80 victory over UNC Asheville to take sole possession of first place in the Big South Conference, Saturday afternoon at the Winthrop Coliseum. Winthrop earns its 20th win on the year as it is now 20-7 overall and 12-4 in the Big South. It is the second 20-win […]

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