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  1. 23-year-old Jimmy Gavin earns Division I scholarship having never played a varsity sport

    May 12, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

    (Jimmy Gavin)

    Jimmy Gavin became a Division I scholarship basketball player in his fifth year of college from the Division II level after overcoming disease and the tragic loss of a family member.

  2. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Coastal Carolina, High Point early favorites in competitive Big South

    Oct 16, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT

    (Getty Images)

    The Big South has plenty of young talent and should once again be a thrilling conference race.

  3. Winthrop is the third stop for the former Louisville, Missouri center

    Aug 26, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    The 6-foot-10 big man was dismissed from Missouri on April 10.

  4. Winthrop hires assistant coach Brian Kloman

    Jun 3, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    Pat Kelsey

    Winthrop hired Tennessee Tech assistant coach Brian Kloman to the same position.

  5. Andre Smith’s buzzer-beating three pushes Winthrop past High Point (VIDEO)

    Mar 7, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

    Winthrop Athletics

    Winthrop’s Andre Smith provides the latest buzzer-beater, knocking off Big South regular season champ High Point.

  6. Winthrop honors the victims of Sandy Hook tragedy (VIDEO)

    Mar 2, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Pat Kelsey

    On December 18, 2012, four days after a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. which left 26 people dead, Winthrop head coach Pat Kelsey, the father of two daughters, used his post game press conference after losing to No. 4 Ohio State as a platform to call for change. “I know…

  7. 2013-2014 Big South Preview: High Point, Charleston Southern return strong in league with sleepers

    Oct 10, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    High Points John Brown, via HPU Men's Basketball

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…