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Winthrop Men’s Basketball to Challenge Radford, Aims to Maintain Undefeated Streak in Big South Conference

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Winthrop Men’s Basketball to Host Radford in Pursuit of Undefeated Streak in Big South Conference

Rock Hill, S.C. – There is buzz of excitement in the air as Winthrop men’s basketball anticipates their Saturday afternoon game against Radford, looking to maintain their unbeaten run in the Big South Conference. The match, taking place at the Winthrop Coliseum, offers an opportunity for Winthrop to further solidify their standing and make a vigorous impact this season.

Pit Against the Radford Challenge

This Saturday competition marks the 86th engagement between Winthrop and Radford. Radford, with an overall 44-40 lead in the series, claims the upper hand based on past meetings. However, Winthrop is set to reverse this trend, especially given their current form.

Impressive Performance

The Eagles are currently celebrating a glorious four-game winning streak, including an 81-71 victory over PC on Wednesday night. Winthrop, alongside High Point, are the only remaining undefeated teams in league play. A testament to their strength and determination this season.

Season Highlights and Key Players

The team’s success this season is largely attributable to standout performers like Nick Johnson, Kasen Harrison, K.J. Doucet, Chase Claxton, and Kelton Talford. Doucet leads the team, scoring at an average of 13.2 points per game. Talford, Harrison, and Johnson also maintain formidable averages in double-figures. Harrison has also disbursed five or more assists in nine of the last 13 games.

Looking Forward to an Exciting Clash

With the Eagles looking to secure their fourth straight win at home in the conference play, the matchup promises to be an exhilarating one. Fans can expect high stakes, compelling plays, and a passionate display of sportsmanship. The Winthrop Coliseum is likely to be buzzing with competitive spirit and roaring support come Saturday afternoon.

25th Anniversary Celebration

The 2023-24 season marks a significant milestone for the team as it celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1998-99 team, which claimed the first ever Big South Conference regular season championship and made the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. The anniversary celebrations will be culminated with the induction of the team into the Winthrop Hall of Fame on Jan. 12, 2024.

Future Games

Following the Saturday game against Radford, Eagles’ fans can look forward to cheering their team in the next home game scheduled for Wednesday, January 17. To keep up-to-date with all the latest news on the Winthrop men’s basketball program, fans can follow the Eagles on social media.

Full Court Press

With all eyes set on maintaining the unbeaten run in the Big South Conference, the upcoming game is set to be a gripping encounter. The Eagles are fully prepared to take on the challenge and continue their march towards conference dominance.


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