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Kelsey: Henry, Bourne will not return for 2015-16 season

Winthrop men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey has announced that Derrick Henry and James Bourne will not be returning for the 2015-16 season. Each will be completing their fourth year at Winthrop and are on track to graduate in May. “I would like to thank James and Derrick for their contributions to our basketball program and […]

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Winthrop Falls 81-70 To Coastal Carolina In Big South Championship

CONWAY, SC— Winthrop placed four players in double-figures led by sophomore Keon Johnson’s 18 points but couldn’t overcome a hot shooting second half by Coastal Carolina as it fell 81-70 in the Big South Conference Championship, Sunday afternoon at The HTC Center. Winthrop, which made its 13th Big South Conference Championship game appearance, falls to […]

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Eagles Soar Into Big South Championship Game

Keon Johnson scored 15 points to lead the Winthrop men’s basketball team to a 71-58 win over Longwood in the Big South tournament semi-finals. Winthrop, the 5th seed, and Longwood, the 9th seed, saw a back and forth first half before Winthrop’s Xavier Cooks hit a three as time expired to give the Eagles their […]

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Winthrop Women Falls 65-52 To Campbell In Big South Quarterfinals

CONWAY, SC—Winthrop junior center Schaquilla Nunn scored 20 points and pulled down a career-best 20 rebounds, but the Eagles fell 65-52 to Campbell in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Big South Conference Championship on Thursday afternoon at the HTC Center. With the loss, #4 seeded Winthrop finishes its season with a 17-13 record while #5 […]

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Moore Voted All-Big South 1st Team, Cooks All-Freshmen Team

ROCK HILL, SC—The Big South Conference announced its annual men’s basketball awards as Winthrop’s Keon Moore, Xavier Cooks and Derrick Henry all received recognition. Moore was named to the All-Big South First Team after finishing the regular season with the fourth best scoring average in the Big South at 18.7. Cooks was named to the […]

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Winthrop’s Schaquilla Nunn And Erica Williams Voted To All-Big South First Team

ROCK HILL, SC—For the first time since 1987, two members of the Winthrop women’s basketball team have been voted to the All-Big South Conference First Team. Schaquilla Nunn, a 6-3 junior center from Fayetteville, GA, and 5-10 sophomore forward/guard Erica Williams, from Rex, GA, were selected in a vote of the league’s head coaches as […]

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Men’s Basketball Finishes Regular Season Tied For 2nd In Big South, Highest Finish Since 2007-08

ROCK HILL, SC—The Winthrop men’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a win over Presbyterian College as it finished tied for second in the Big South Conference standings with Radford and Coastal Carolina. The second place finish is the highest for a Winthrop team since the 2007-08 season as the Eagles finished 12-6 […]

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