Winthrop SID: Kelsey and AD have a shared past

Winthrop University has hired a new men’s basketball coach. Former Xavier and Wake Forest assistant coach Pat Kelsey has been selected to succeed Randy Peele. Winthrop’s associate athletic director for media relations Jack Frost says Athletics Director Tom Hickman was familiar with Kelsey when he was with the Demon Deakins. Frost says Kelsey was the [...] Read More

Kelsey tapped to coach Winthrop men’s basketball team

Winthrop officials announced Thursday the hiring of former Xavier University assistant basketball coach Pat Kelsey to lead the men’s team. In a release Thursday, Winthrop Athletics Director Tom Hickman said Kelsey emerged as a dynamic and energetic leader who has had a rich background in working for and learning from highly successful coaches. “We were [...] Read More

Winthrop Relieves Peele Of Basketball Coaching Duties

Winthrop has relieved Randy Peele of his duties as men’s basketball coach following back-to-back losing seasons. Athletic director Tom Hickman announced the decision Monday. The Eagles lost 75-55 last Thursday to VMI in the semifinals of the Big South Conference tournament and finished the season 12-20. It wasWinthrop’s first 20-loss season since 1997-98. Peele was [...] Read More