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Player Profile: Jamarii Thomas

Player Profile: Jamarii Thomas

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 1, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – On Dec. 15, Burlington School senior Jamarii Thomas committed to UNC-Wilmington and is expected to join the Seahawks for the upcoming 2021-22 season. Thomas is an athletic...

Carol-Anne Obusek (32) attempts a hook shot during UNCW's contest against Delaware in Trask Coliseum on Feb. 24, 2019.

Seahawks fall big to Bears in second straight loss

Morgan Starling, Contributing Writer December 30, 2020

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW (3-3) lost big to the Mercer Bears (6-3) 87-51 Tuesday afternoon in Trask Coliseum. Although the Lady Hawks had a season-high 23 free-throw attempts and committed...

Ty Gadsden (0) attempts to shoot against a defender during UNCW's homecoming matchup against William & Mary on Feb. 8, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Seahawks outfly Hornets

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 27, 2020

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNC Wilmington (6-3) led the whole way in a convincing 87-63 victory over Delaware State (0-4) inside of Trask Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon. First Half: Scoring Sims UNCW’s...

Jahmari Harvey during UNCW's matchup vs St. Andrews on Dec. 9, 2020.

UNCW finishes road-trip strong against Campbell

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 22, 2020

BUIES CREEK, North Carolina – UNCW (5-3) capped off a three-game road trip with an impressive 78-59 win over Campbell (4-3) who dropped their third game in a row after starting the season with four straight...

Brian Tolefree during UNCW's matchup vs St. Andrews on Dec. 9, 2020.

Seahawks squeak by Spartans

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 20, 2020

NORFOLK, Virginia – UNC Wilmington (4-3) secured a big road win on Friday afternoon against Norfolk State (3-3) inside of Echols Hall. The Seahawks were led by four double-digit scorers against a Spartans’...

Dec 18, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;  The UNC Wilmington Seahawks women's basketball team plays the Pittsburgh Panthers at the Petersen Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire

Lady Hawks fall to Kennesaw State despite 14-point comeback

Morgan Starling, Contributing Writer December 19, 2020

KENNESAW, Georgia – UNCW (3-2) fell to the Kennesaw State Owls (2-0) 69-59 Friday afternoon in the KSU Convocation Center in Kennesaw, Georgia. Although the Lady Hawks struggled in the first half,...

Jaylen Sims before UNCW's matchup with St. Andrews on Dec. 9, 2020

Seahawks struggle in 20-point loss to Ole Miss

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 13, 2020

OXFORD, Mississippi – Romello White scored a game high 20 points and led Ole Miss (2-0) past UNC Wilmington (3-3), 78-58, inside The Pavillion on Saturday afternoon in the first matchup between the two...

From left: Jessica Mitchell (31), Micah Hoggatt (25), Carol-Anne Obusek (32), Moriah Crisp (2), Shrita Parker (4)

Big third quarter leads Seahawks to victory in comeback over Spartans

Morgan Starling, Contributing Writer December 12, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNCW (3-1) escaped with a comeback win Friday afternoon with a 60-55 victory over in-state rivals, UNCG (0-5), in Trask Coliseum. The Lady Hawks were losing at the half, but led by senior...

Brian Tolefree during UNCW's matchup vs St. Andrews on Dec. 9, 2020.

Seahawks blowout Knights in home opener

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNCW (3-2) completed their season opener on Wednesday night with a 50-point blowout victory over St. Andrews (1-3). The 116-66 triumph gives Takayo Siddle his first win inside of Trask Coliseum...

Carol-Anne Obusek (32) backs in for a layup during UNCW's contest against Delaware in Trask Coliseum on Feb. 24, 2019.

Downs’ explosive performance leads Seahawks to victory in road opener

Morgan Starling, Contributing Writer December 8, 2020

ORANGEBURG, South Carolina – UNCW (2-1) bounced back from their loss to Campbell with a 13-point victory over South Carolina State (0-4) at the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center on Monday evening....

UNCW's John Bowen against Johnson & Wales on Nov. 5, 2019.

Hawks walk the plank: UNCW loses OT thriller to ECU

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 8, 2020

GREENVILLE, South Carolina – A smooth crossover and clutch bank shot by Jaylen Sims in the final seconds of regulation tied a ball game that UNCW (2-2) found themselves trailing by 16 at one point and...

Jaylen Sims during UNCW's matchup with Elon on Feb. 6, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Sims named CAA Player of the Week

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – After an outstanding opening weekend, UNCW forward Jaylen Sims received CAA Player of the Week honors. Sims led the Seahawks to a 2-1 record which helped capture the Makayo Medical Asheville...

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