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Kelsey Announces 29-Game Slate For Men’s Hoops, Season Begins Nov. 15 With “Homecoming” Game

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced a 29-game schedule Friday afternoon that includes 14 home dates for the 2014-15 season. Kelsey, in his third season as head coach of the Eagles, will lead his team against a competitive non-conference schedule that includes Clemson, Maryland and Auburn as well as an increased […]

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Women’s Basketball Lands 6-2 Australian Junior Standout Bridget O’Brien

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop women’s basketball coach Kevin Cook has landed 6-2 Australian U18 Junior standout Bridget O’Brien for the 2015-16 season. O’Brien, a native of Brisbane, Australia who attended Canterbury College High School, averaged 16 points and nearly nine rebounds per game while playing for Queensland South in the 2014 Australian Junior Championships last April. […]

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Former Louisville and Missouri Men’s Basketball Player Transfers To Winthrop

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop Men’s Basketball Coach Pat Kelsey has announced that Zach Price, a 6-10, 250-lb. center, has transferred from Missouri. His eligibility for the 2014-15 season is pending a waiver from the NCAA. Price, who was a 4-star recruit out of Jeffersontown High School in Louisville, KY, originally signed with Louisville in 2011 and […]

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Big South Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule Released

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31 Coastal Carolina at High Point Gardner-Webb at Presbyterian Liberty at Campbell Longwood at Winthrop UNC Asheville at Radford SATURDAY, JAN. 3 Charleston Southern at Coastal Carolina Gardner-Webb at UNC Asheville High Point at Winthrop Presbyterian at Liberty Radford at Longwood MONDAY, JAN. 5 Campbell at Charleston Southern THURSDAY, JAN. 8 Charleston Southern […]

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Winthrop Basketball Coaches Receive Contract Extensions

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop Athletic Director Tom Hickman announced today that men’s and women’s basketball coaches Pat Kelsey and Kevin Cook have each been given two-year contract extensions. Kelsey’s five-year contract has been extended through the 2019 season, while Cook’s four-year contract has been extended through the 2018 season. These extensions return the contracts to their […]

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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 […]

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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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