Winthrop hosted UNC Asheville in men’s college basketball action on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. The Bulldogs are the youngest team in NCAA Division I men’s basketball, in part because of transfers that have ravaged their roster.
Winthrop faces USC Upstate Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 in men’s college basketball. Can these two schools, geographically located near each other, become rivals? Conference realignments have left both schools without a clear foil.
Winthrop men’s basketball has signed two South Carolina high school products for the first time in 22 years. One of them, Russell Jones, showed during a recent game in Rock Hill against South Pointe how good he can be.
The Winthrop women’s basketball team dropped its last non-conference game of the season, falling 65-57 to the North Carolina’s Western Carolina Catamounts at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Winthrop hosted non-NCAA opponent Hiwassee College Dec. 16, 2018, the kind of game that many in NCAA Division I men’s basketball would like to see end. This story explains why programs like Winthrop have to schedule non-DI opponents, and what’s being done to change the landscape.