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UNCW during its matchup with Illinois State on Nov. 9, 2021 (Cameron Smithwick)
Seahawks set to begin Zootown Classic
Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer • November 24, 2021
UNCW men’s basketball will play three consecutive games Nov. 24-26 as part of the Zootown Classic in Missoula, Montana. The three-day stretch will consist of games against Southern Miss (2-2), Montana (2-2), and UC San Diego (4-0).
Trazarien White during UNCWs matchup with Coastal Carolina inside Trask Coliseum on Nov. 18, 2021 (Davis Kirk).
White Hot: Hawks soar past Chants in front of packed crowd
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • November 18, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – After Trazarien White threw down a monstrous alley-oop lob from Mike Okauru with 1:43 remaining in regulation,...

Mike Okauru during UNCWs matchup with Pittsburgh on Nov. 26, 2021 (Cameron Smithwick).
Seahawks rally falls short against Panthers
Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer • November 17, 2021

UNCW men’s basketball (1-2) fell just short in Tuesday night's matchup against Pittsburgh (1-2), despite a valiant second-half effort. After...

Jaylen Fornes shooting a free throw during UNCWs game against Illinois State on Nov. 9, 2021 (Cameron Smithwick)
MBB surrenders 15-point lead in opening night loss
Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer • November 9, 2021

UNCW men’s basketball (0-1) let Tuesday's season-opener slip away as they suffered a 68-63 loss at Illinois State. With just five minutes...

Dec 18, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;  The UNC Wilmington Seahawks womens basketball team plays the Pittsburgh Panthers at the Petersen Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire
UNCW WBB welcomes newcomers and prepares for the season
Kiley Woods, Staff Writer • October 29, 2021
UNCW women’s basketball will welcome ten newcomers in 2021-22 after rostering 13 total players last season.
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UNCW MBB: The 'Bugatti' of college basketball
Bailey Swogger, Contributing Writer • October 23, 2021
"We play hard, tough, smart, and together,” Siddle said. “We are 10 deep with guys that can really score the basketball. We want to score 80-90 points per game so there will be a lot of threes, dunks, and pressing. I like to call this team the Bugatti of college basketball, which is one of the fastest cars in the world. Buckle your seatbelts and enjoy the ride."
Alec Oglesby during a UNCW mens basketball practice.
Three notable matchups for upcoming men's basketball season
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • August 13, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The UNCW men’s basketball team released its 2021-2022 schedule Wednesday afternoon. After a 7-10 record in the...

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams during UNCWs matchup with the Tar Heels on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.
UNC's Roy Williams retires, replaced by Hubert Davis
Nolan Triolo, Contributing Writer • April 6, 2021

Longtime UNC Men’s Basketball Coach, Roy Williams, announced his retirement on April 1st after coaching the Tar Heels for 18 years....

Jaylen Fornes (1) pulls up for a three-pointer during UNCWs Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.
Fornes returning to UNCW
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 29, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW men’s basketball Head Coach Takayo Siddle has been busy since the season ended for the Seahawks earlier...

Devontae Cacok (15) celebrates with fans following UNCWs 87-79 Senior Night victory over Hofstra on Feb. 16, 2019.
Former UNCW star starts for reigning NBA champs
Nolan Triolo, Contributing Writer • March 24, 2021

LOS ANGELES, California – Last night, dreams came true for the former beloved Seahawk big man Devontae Cacok. For the first time...

Dribbling on the basketball court.
Lady Hawks’ season ends with loss to Delaware
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • March 13, 2021
The UNC Wilmington (UNCW) women’s basketball (7-14) season ended Thursday afternoon in the Schar Center with a 70-52 loss to the Delaware Blue Hens (20-3) in the quarterfinals of the CAA tournament. 
UNCWs womens basketball team fights for the ball.
Lady Hawks advance to CAA quarterfinals
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • March 11, 2021

ELON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s basketball (7-13) beat the College of Charleston Cougars (6-9) 60-47 Wednesday afternoon in the Schar Center to...

Shykeim Phillips (2) during UNCWs matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.
UNCW’s season ends after loss to Tribe
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 8, 2021

HARRISONBURG, Virginia – No. 10 UNC Wilmington (7-10, 1-6 Colonial Athletic Association) came up short, 73-60 against No. 7 William & Mary...

The UNCW womens basketball team on the court.
Lady Hawks split series with Towson
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • March 8, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s basketball (6-13) went 1-1 in their home series against Towson (13-8) to close out the regular...

Ahyiona Vason (10) during UNCWs contest against Delaware in Trask Coliseum on Feb. 24, 2019.
Lady Hawks end drought with sweep over Cougars
Morgan Starling, Staff Writer • February 28, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s basketball (5-12) ended their 11-game drought with a weekend sweep over the College of Charleston...

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