2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
1st in Big South

Bulldogs Big Dance bound

UNC Asheville takes down Winthrop 77-68 to win the Big South Championship and punch its ticket to the NCAA tournament. Freshman Dwayne Sutton led the way with 25 points for the Bulldogs. See the box score

UNC Asheville wins Big South, headed to NCAA tournament (1:26)
Nick McDevitt Postgame Interview (1:22)
UNC Asheville players and Coach Nick McDevitt celebrate their conference championship win (0:41)

Davenport dunks one home

Winthrop's Josh Davenport throws down a big dunk as halftime nears. The Eagles went into the intermission with a 33-24 lead.


Okeke blocks that shot

Don't come in Duby Okeke's area with that weak stuff. The Winthrop center sends this offering packing with a big block.


Gavin's got range

Winthrop's Jimmy Gavin grabs a kickout pass from Duby Okeke and proceeds to do the rest of the work. Gavin steps right into a 3-pointer and ties the Big South tourney's title game in the early going.


The Price is right

When playing for an NCAA tourney bid, a little energy goes along way. Winthrop's Zach Price gives a boost to his team on this dunk assisted by Xavier Cooks.

Watch: Big South championship game

No. 4 seed UNC Asheville and 2-seed Winthrop, which is playing in its third straight conference championship game, tip off to become champions of the Big South. The two teams split the season series. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Watch: Big South semifinals

Winthrop, the Big South's No. 2 seed and regular-season co-champ, needs just two more wins to reach the NCAA tournament. Gardner-Webb stands in the way. Streaming live on ESPN3

Winthrop headed to Big South semis

Thanks to 19 points and seven rebounds from Xavier Cooks, the Eagles put away Presbyterian 67-53 and inch closer to the Big South championship. No. 2 Winthrop will face either No. 3 Coastal Carolina or No. 6 Gardner-Webb on Saturday. Box score

Winthrop leads 24-19 at half

Presbyterian's Janeil Jenkins made a 3-point jumper with just one second left in the half to cut Winthrop's lead to five in the Big South quarterfinal. Box score

WATCH: Big South quarterfinals

Winthrop, the Big South's No. 2 seed, begins its pursuit of an NCAA tournament bid. No. 10 seed Presbyterian stands in its way. Streaming live on ESPN3

Chris Morris


  • East: North Florida Orpreys
  • West: Winthrop Eagles
  • South: Texas Southern Tigers/Wagner Seahawks
  • Midwest: Bucknell Bison/Hampton Pirates
See full bracket

Chris Morris


  • East: Bucknell/Hampton
  • West: North Florida
  • South: Winthrop
  • Midwest: Texas Southern/Wagner
See the full bracket

Keon Johnson's step back jumper beats Radford at buzzer (0:27)

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-9
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances9