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UNCW mens basketball hoisting the CBI trophy after defeating Middle Tennessee State in the CBI Championship on Mar. 23, 2022 (Nathan Hovey)
MBB wins first postseason championship in program history
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • March 23, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – UNCW men’s basketball captured its first postseason title after capping off the 10th double-digit comeback win this...

Jamahri Harvey during UNCWs matchup with Towson on Feb. 17, 2022 at Trask Coliseum.
UNCW MBB to play in CBI
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • March 19, 2022

The UNCW men’s basketball team will participate in this year's CBI (College Basketball Invitational) starting on Sunday, Mar. 20, when...

Shykeim Phillips (2) addressing the Seahawk crowd inside Trask Coliseum.
Worst to first: MBB reaches mountaintop of CAA
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • March 2, 2022

Not very often does a team go from worst to first in the conference in only one year, but that is exactly what the UNCW men’s basketball team...

Mary McMillan during UNCWs matchup with Charleston on Feb. 28, 2022.
Lady Hawks drop 16th straight in loss to Cougars
Matt Bilotto, Staff Writer • March 1, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s basketball found itself on the losing end of Sunday’s 87-56 final against Charleston. The...

Jaylen Sims during UNCWs matchup with Drexel on Jan. 31, 2022 (Davis Kirk)
Seahawks escape close one in Philly
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • February 26, 2022

The UNCW men’s basketball team took down Drexel Thursday night in another game that went down to the wire. The Seahawks’ 20th win...

Students celebrate Saturday’s victory over James Madison at Trask Coliseum.
Rafters, rim-rockers, and...right hooks?
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • February 21, 2022

Saturday was a night that will not soon be forgotten in Wilmington, NC. The night was set up to be a big one before it started. A senior night...

Jamahri Harvey during UNCWs game against Towson on Feb. 17, 2022 (Davis Kirk)
Hawks lose pivotal matchup, possibly more
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • February 17, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – One fan said it best after Towson’s 79-55 blowout win over UNCW on Thursday night: “That was an old-fashioned...

Mike Okauru during UNCWs matchup with Drexel on Jan. 31, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)
MBB drops two out of three on the road
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • February 8, 2022

Ups and downs will happen for every college basketball team over the span of a five-month season. The Seahawks, however, managed to go through...

Jaylen Sims after UNCWs 12th consecutive win on Jan. 31, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)
The meaning behind UNCW's historic win streak
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 31, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – A win is a win, no matter how you look at it. However, winning 12 straight must mean a little more, right? Suddenly,...

Jaylen Sims during UNCWs matchup with Northeastern on Jan. 27, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Zachary Kilby)
The halftime talk that helped put UNCW one step closer to history
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 28, 2022

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW (13-5, 7-0 Colonial Athletic Association) found themselves in an unfamiliar position for a large part of...

Mike Okauru driving to the basket in UNCWs matchup with Norfolk State on Dec. 1, 2021 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)
Siddle follows ninth straight win with sincere, heartfelt interview
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 24, 2022

BOSTON, Massachusetts – As if UNCW’s ninth consecutive win Monday night was not remarkable enough, Head Coach Takayo Siddle proved to everyone...

Shykeim Phillips during UNCWs matchup with Charleston on Jan. 12, 2022 inside Trask Coliseum (Zachary Kilby)
Hawks win eighth straight in OT thriller
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 22, 2022

TOWSON, Maryland – Nearly midway through the second half, UNCW Head Coach Takayo Siddle wrote a single word on his board that would help ignite...

Jaylen Sims game-winning shot against JMU on Jan. 20, 2022 (Cathy Kushner/JMU Athletics)
Sims hits buzzer-beater for seventh consecutive win
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 20, 2022

HARRISONBURG, Virginia – Jaylen Sims came into Thursday’s showdown with James Madison leading his team in scoring, averaging over 20 points...

Trazarien Whites slam dunk during UNCWs matchup with Coastal Carolina on Nov. 18, 2021 inside Trask Coliseum (Davis Kirk)
MBB Preview: UNCW vs JMU
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 19, 2022
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – One must wonder how many scoops of ice cream UNCW Head Coach Takayo Siddle and his players have consumed so far this season. Questions such as this come to mind after the Hawks notched its sixth straight win Monday night heading into the middle part of a four-game road trip. So far, no team in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) has been able to figure out this surprising Seahawk squad. Home or away, UNCW has risen to the occasion and given its fanbase something to be happy about.
Mike Okauru during UNCWs matchup with Charleston on Jan. 17, 2022 (Bridget Connors)
Hawks score season-high to secure sixth straight win
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 17, 2022

CHARLESTON, South Carolina – Make it six wins in a row for UNCW men’s basketball (9-5, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) and suddenly this...

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