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.
Winthrop beat Warren Wilson College 116-76 on Nov. 24, 2018, the kind of game the Eagles’ Australian sophomore center Tom Pupavac needs. An update on how the 6-foot-10 Aussie is progressing in his second year of American college hoops.
Avery Davis, Dreek Morgan and Keyshawn Hunter were added to the Winthrop men’s basketball roster on Nov. 12, 2018. All three made their college debuts a day later, and Davis scored eight points in five minutes.
Avery Davis, Dreek Morgan and Keyshawn Hunter were added to Winthrop’s men’s basketball roster on Nov. 12, 2018. A day later, they made their debut for the Eagles in a game that none of the three will ever forget.
Rock Hill native Olivia Paxton competed in the NCAA Southeast Regional cross country meet Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at Winthrop University (S.C.). The race was a homecoming for Paxton, whose father, Ben, is Winthrop’s longtime running coach.
Winthrop University athletic director Ken Halpin is proposing the launch of a varsity esports program, an effort to help the university get out in front of a burgeoning and already booming video game industry.
Winthrop University (S.C.) athletic director Ken Halpin talks about the possibility of his athletic department adding a varsity esports team. Esports is competitive video game play. Only a handful of NCAA Division I athletic programs have esports.
Xavier Cooks, Winthrop men’s basketball’s all-time leading rebounder and shot-blocker, graduated. How will the 2018-19 team compensate for its lack of obvious star power? Senior guard Bjorn Broman explains.