Big South Wednesday: Winthrop Cruises Over UNC-Asheville 91-70

By Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersROCK HILL, S.C. -- Those who follow Big South basketball likely recall the classic matchups between Winthrop and UNC Asheville last year.  Winthrop came back from 11 down with 1:24 remaining to beat the Bulldogs in overtime in Rock Hill last season, before taking home another late-game, 80-79 victory in the conference semifinals. No such buzzer-beating...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Big South Tournament: Winthrop Advances on Buzzer Beater

CONWAY, S.C. -- Some people wait a season for redemption.  Some even wait a lifetime.  Winthrop’s Andre Smith waited 14 seconds.Those 14 seconds, however, were among the most exciting the Big South Conference has produced all year, as Smith’s Winthrop club defeated top-seeded High Point 62-60 in Big South Tournament quarterfinal action.After Smith missed the front end of a one-and...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Big South Saturday: Winthrop Defeats Charleston Southern 85-68

Andre Smith/winthropphotos.comCharleston Southern came into Saturday afternoon’s game against Winthrop having lost their last ten games at Winthrop Coliseum.  Considering some of the challenges facing the Eagles, one might not have expected that streak to reach 11.Despite star forward Joab Jerome missing the game with an ankle injury and leading scorer Keon Johnson being held scoreless...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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