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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 left in the first half, the Seahawks held a 27-12 lead over...

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.
UNCW men’s basketball

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 shortened 2019-2020 campaign, Takayo Siddle will look to...

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. The Hall of Famer is the only coach to have over 400 wins...

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 this month. On Mar. 28, Jaylen Fornes announced he will be...

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 in his young NBA career, he took the court as a member of the...

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 advance to the quarterfinals of the Colonial...

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 (7-10, 4-6 CAA) Saturday night in the first round of the...

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 season in Trask Coliseum. The Lady Hawks fell to the Tigers...

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 Cougars (6-8), marking their first CAA wins of the season.   UNCW...

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