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UNCW quiets Phoenix with CAA victory

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

January 28, 2015

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Donning their brand new “sun yellow” jerseys as they celebrated the revealing of the school’s new logo, it was hard to miss UNC Wilmington’s men’s basketball team on Wednesday night.Their play on the court emphasized that statem...

Seahawks tied atop CAA with win over Towson

Jackson Fuller | Staff Writer

January 26, 2015

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Defensive stops at the end of regulation are becoming a common theme for the UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team.On Saturday night, the Seahawks led Towson by two points with less than 20 seconds remaining after an Addison Sprui...

Men’s basketball shows gradual improvement under Keatts

Kevin McClary | Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

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Editors's note: This article was written before the team's loss to William & Mary on Wednesday.When UNC Wilmington signed Kevin Keatts to take over their men’s basketball program last March, fans and players alike looked forwa...

Men’s basketball races past Catawba

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

November 8, 2014

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It wasn’t pretty. But it was a start.In the debut of new head coach Kevin Keatts on the sideline, UNC Wilmington’s men’s basketball team made sure their coach started out his Seahawks career on a positive note, as they defeated ...

Seahawks soar past Mount Olive in exhibition play

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

November 8, 2014

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If UNC Wilmington’s women’s basketball team plays the rest of their schedule the same way they did on Saturday, the 2014 season has a chance to be vastly different than last year’s campaign.After a slow start in the fir...

Atkins emerges as leader for Seahawks

John Levering | Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

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Before Adell Harris took over as coach of the UNC Wilmington women’s basketball team in 2012, she was already familiar with Kelva Atkins, who had just finished her freshman year at Columbia State, a junior college in Tennesse...

Women’s basketball enters ‘breakthrough’ season

John Levering | Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

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UNC Wilmington women’s basketball coach Adell Harris has a vision for her program, and this year her mission is simple: to breakthrough. Entering her third season as coach, Harris’ first couple of years on the job has been eye-opening in both positive and neg...

Keatts aims for quick turnaround in first season with UNCW

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

October 8, 2014

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For new UNC Wilmington men’s basketball coach Kevin Keatts, it was never a question of opportunity in his pursuit of his first NCAA head coaching gig. Instead, it was a matter of fit.With his hiring on March 27, UNCW fans, pla...

Freshmen guards find new home at UNCW

Kevin McClary | Contributing Writer

October 8, 2014

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While first-year head coach Kevin Keatts may have stolen the headlines during the offseason for UNC Wilmington’s men’s basketball team, there are plenty of new faces on the court to take notice of, as well.Although seven new ...

Seahawks hope new coach, mentality leads to wins

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

October 8, 2014

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Three years ago, Craig Ponder entered into a program he believed had potential to surprise people around the CAA and, perhaps, on an even larger scale.Entering the UNC Wilmington men’s basketball program in 2011, Ponder, alon...

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