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Winthrop Men’s Basketball Unanimous Choice To Win Big South, Johnson Tabbed Preseason Player Of The Year

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Winthrop men’s basketball team has been selected as a unanimous choice to win the Big South Conference in 2016-17 and senior Keon Johnson was voted as the Preseason Player of the Year, as announced at Big South Media Day Tuesday afternoon. Winthrop received all 30 first-place votes and became the first unanimous preseason […]

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Winthrop Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Selections for 2017 Class

ROCK HILL, SC—A former athletic director and former men’s soccer coach along with men’s basketball standout and volleyball star have been selected for induction into the 2017 class of the Winthrop Athletics Hall of Fame.  The induction dinner and ceremony are scheduled for Friday, January 27. Those to be inducted include Tom Hickman (AD from […]

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Kelsey Announces 30-Game Schedule That Includes Preseason NIT

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop head men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey announced a 30-game schedule for the 2015-16 season that features 15 home games and the Preseason NIT. The schedule includes 12 non-conference matchups and 16 league contests as the Eagles look to prepare themselves for a run with hopes of playing in the NCAA Tournament. “This […]

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Winthrop Women’s Basketball Releases 2016-2017 Schedule

ROCK HILL, SC— Winthrop women’s basketball head coach Kevin Cook has announced the Eagles will play a 29-game schedule in 2016-17 which includes 15 regular season home contests and road games against powerhouse Baylor, Ohio State, and an appearance in the Paradise Jam tournament during Thanksgiving. For the first year since the 2012-13 season Winthrop […]

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Basketball Legend Lynette Woodard Named Winthrop Women’s Assistant Coach

ROCK HILL, SC—Basketball legend Lynette Woodard, a two-time U.S. Olympian, a four-time All-American, the all-time Division I women’s scoring leader, a 10-time Hall of Fame inductee, and the first woman to play for the world-renowned Harlem Globetrotters has accepted an assistant coaching position with the Winthrop women’s basketball program, it was announced today by head […]

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Amani Franklin Named Winthrop Women’s Basketball Director of Operations

ROCK HILL SC—Former University of Kentucky player Amani Franklin, a native of Stone Mountain, Georgia, has been named the Director of Basketball Operations for Winthrop women’s basketball, it was announced today by head coach Kevin Cook. Franklin was a four-year member of the Kentucky Wildcats team that reached the 2010 NCAA Tournament Elite 8.  She […]

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Gavin Joins NBA’s Orlando Magic For 2016 Summer League

ROCK HILL, SC— Former Winthrop men’s basketball standout Jimmy Gavin signed a contract to play with the NBA’s Orlando Magic for the 2016 summer league. Gavin, who worked out for the Orlando on May 20th in a pre-draft workout, signed with the Magic following Thursday’s NBA Draft. Gavin has been working tirelessly to prepare for […]

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