Winthrop Rumors & News

  • Pat Kelsey says no to UMass job, will return as Winthrop coach

    ESPN "Pat Kelsey had a change of heart and will not take the UMass coaching job, citing "personal reasons" for his decision. He instead will return to Winthrop, where he has coached for the past five seasons. Kelsey had signed a contract to coach at UMass on Tuesday. Athletic director Ryan Bamford..." March 24

  • Woodson shoots Butler past Winthrop

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Butler guard Avery Woodson spent much of the Bulldogs' allowed practice time Wednesday bundled up in a cold-weather parka as temperatures in Milwaukee hovered around the freezing mark. But Thursday, when fifth-seeded Butler faced No. 13 Winthrop in an NCAA Tournament South..." March 16

  • Winthrop earns first tourney berth since 2010

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Keon Johnson scored 26 points and Winthrop earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2010 by registering a 76-59 victory over Campbell on Sunday in the Big South tournament title game at Rock Hill, S.C. The top-seeded Eagles (26-6) never trailed in the contest that was played..." March 05