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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Picked Second In Big South

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Big South Conference held its annual basketball media day at the Renaissance Hotel as the preseason polls and all-conference teams were announced. Winthrop men’s basketball has been voted to finish second in the league while Xavier Cooks was named to the preseason all-conference first team. The Eagles are coming off a Big South Conference championship […]

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Winthrop Women’s Basketball Projected #10 In Big South

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winthrop women’s basketball team has been predicted to finish 10th in the upcoming Big South Conference season, it was announced Tuesday at the annual Big South Basketball Media Day. Radford has been predicted to win the 2017-18 Big South title, garnering seven first place votes while Liberty landed in second with one first-place […]

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Winthrop’s Kelsey Announces Promotion Of Howland To Assistant Coach

ROCK HILL, SC– Pat Kelsey announced that Mike Howland has been promoted to assistant coach after spending the last two seasons as the director of basketball operations. “Mike has done a phenomenal job in his time here at Winthrop and has earned this opportunity,” said Kelsey. “He has a very keen basketball mind and has […]

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Kelsey Announces Signing Of Falden, Ukaegbu To NLI’s

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey has announced two additions to the recruiting class after Charles Falden and Jermaine Ukaegbu signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Eagles. Falden is a 6-3 guard out of Richmond, VA, who spent last season at Massanutten Military, which is the prep school […]

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Woodard Named Winthrop Women’s Basketball Head Coach

ROCK HILL, SC—Director of Athletics Ken Halpin has announced that Lynette Woodard has been named head coach of the Winthrop women’s basketball program. A news conference has been scheduled for 11 a.m. on Tuesday to introduce Woodard. Woodard joined the Winthrop coaching staff last August as an assistant, was appointed acting head coach in January, […]

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Winthrop’s Okeke To Graduate In May, Transfer For Graduate School

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced redshirt junior Duby Okeke will transfer after completing his degree at Winthrop this May. “Duby has worked very hard both on the court and in the classroom,” said Kelsey. “He will graduate and receive his degree in May from Winthrop and has elected to play […]

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Winthrop’s Pat Kelsey Accepts Head Coaching Job At UMASS

Winthrop head coach Pat Kelsey has accepted an offer to be the new head coach at the University of Massachusetts.  Kelsey, who just completed his 5th year at Winthrop, won the Big South championship this past year and advanced to the NCAA tournament.  The former Xavier and Wake Forest assistant coach amassed a 102-59 record […]

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