ROCK HILL SC—Winthrop women’s basketball coach Kevin Cook has announced that former LSU standout Ashley Johnson has been hired as an assistant coach leaving one coaching position still to be filled. Johnson’s playing career spanned from 2004 to 2008 as she helped lead LSU to four consecutive appearances in the Final Four and three Southeastern […]
ROCK HILL SC—Winthrop women’s basketball coach Kevin Cook has announced the signing of Teylahna (pronounced TAY-Lonna) Green, a 6-0 power forward from University High School in Newark, New Jersey to a national letter of intent to play for the Eagles in 2016-17. Green was a four-year starter for the Phoenix and served as a two-year […]
ROCK HILL SC—Winthrop men’s basketball coachPat Kelsey announced on Monday the signing of Josh Ferguson, a 6-8, 215-lb., product of Pembroke Pines Charter (FL) to a National Letter of Intent. Ferguson, who played for Coach Dave Roca at Pembroke Pines, averaged 16 points, eight rebounds, and two blocked shots as a senior in 2014-15 and […]
ROCK HILL SC—Two Winthrop women’s basketball assistant coaches—Christena Hamilton and Carlotta Kloppenburg—have resigned their positions in order to accept coaching opportunities at other universities. Hamilton has been hired by Bradley University in Peoria, IL, while Kloppenburg is pursuing a position with a Pac-12 Conference school. During her five years on the Winthrop staff, Hamilton helped […]
ROCK HILL SC—Winthrop women’s basketball head coach Kevin Cook has announced that Schaquilla Nunn, Aliyah Kilpatrick and Arianne Whitaker plan to transfer at the completion of the spring semester.
ROCK HILL, SC—Bennie Bennett, a member of Winthrop’s first men’s basketball team, a Winthrop Athletics and York County Sports Hall of Famer, and the superintendent of schools for Newberry County School District, died in an automobile accident early Saturday evening in Newberry, SC. “We are saddened by the tragic loss of Bennie,” said Winthrop athletic […]
ASHEVILLE, NC.—The Winthrop women’s basketball season came to a close Thursday night with a 73-55 loss to No. 6 Seed High Point in the first round of the 2016 Big South Conference Championship Tournament in UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena. Winthrop, which has been decimated by injuries this season, played its five starters the entire 40 […]