The Winthrop Eagles men's basketball team represents Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States and competes in the Big South Conference. The Eagles hired former Xavier assistant coach Pat Kelsey in 2012 as men's basketball head coach to replace Randy Peele. Winthrop plays their home games in the 6,100 seat Winthrop Coliseum. Winthrop has appeared in 10 NCAA Tournaments and has won 10 conference season championships and 12 conference tournament championships. The Eagles have played 42 seasons of basketball since their inaugural 1978–79 campaign.
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