VIDEO: Winthrop guard Jimmy Gavin’s inspirational post-loss message

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We wrote about Winthrop Jimmy Gavin back in October. The 23-year old never played high school basketball as he battled Crohn’s Disease, but managed to work his way through the college ranks to earn a scholarship in his final season of eligibility.

It’s an unbelievable story of resilience and determination, and it’s precisely why you want to listen to what Gavin had to say after his Eagles lost in the Big South title game on Sunday night. It’s absolutely worth the 1:45: