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Jajuan Carr

Jajuan Carr commits to UNCW

Noah Powers, Sports Editor March 29, 2020

WILMINGTON — After much consideration of the offers forwarded to him, Pender High School's Jajuan Carr seriously considered sitting out a year of college basketball while attending prep school. That...

Takayo Siddle

Siddle named UNCW men’s basketball head coach

Noah Powers, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

WILMINGTON — The UNC Wilmington men’s basketball program has named N.C. State assistant Takayo Siddle head coach of the program following the Seahawks’ 10-22 finish to the 2019-2020 season. Siddle...

A view of the empty AmericanAirlines Arena before the start of an NBA basketball regular season game between the Miami Heat and the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Miami. The Golden State Warriors announced Wednesday they will play games without fans in their San Francisco arena because of the coronavirus.

2020 NCAA Tournament to be played without fans in attendance

Noah Powers, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

Update: Since this article was published, the NBA suspended its season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert preliminary tested positive for coronavirus.  COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus,...

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

UNCW downed by Drexel in CAA tournament

Noah Powers, Sports Editor March 8, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — UNC Wilmington’s hopes of running the table were cut short on Saturday night following a 66-55 loss to Drexel (14-19, 6-12 Colonial Athletic Association) on Saturday evening in the...

Shykeim Phillips goes in for a layup during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Phillips earns CAA rookie honors for third time

Noah Powers, Sports Editor March 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – Point guard Shykeim Phillips wrangled in Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors for the third time this season.   The freshman put up an average 16 points, four...

GiGi Smith (5) makes a pass during UNCW's Senior Day matchup with Hofstra on March 1, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Smith shows out on Senior Day, leads Seahawks to win

Erin Howard, Staff Writer March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington women’s hoops extended its winning streak to three games on Sunday in Trask Coliseum with a Senior Day victory over Hofstra (3-25, 0-17 Colonial Athletic Association)....

Marten Linssen battles Delaware defenders during UNCW's matchup with the Blue Hens on Feb. 29, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Seahawks fall to Blue Hens in season finale

Noah Powers, Sports Editor March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — After winning three of its last five games, UNC Wilmington (10-21, 5-13 Colonial Athletic Association) was unable to muster up a win to close the regular season. Delaware (21-10, 11-7 CAA)...

UNCW women's basketball against Northeastern on Feb. 28, 2020 at Trask Coliseum

Women’s hoops tops Northeastern for second-straight win

Erin Howard, Staff Writer February 29, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington got its second-straight win Friday night at Trask Coliseum against Northeastern. The 61-48 victory was fueled by senior Lacey Suggs who had 18 points, helping her crest the...

Shykeim Phillips (2) and Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Drexel on Feb. 27, 2020

UNCW keeps hot streak alive in win over Drexel

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Hire Burke" chants echoed through Trask Coliseum as UNC Wilmington (10-20, 5-12 Colonial Athletic Association) racked up a 76-65 win over Drexel (13-17, 6-11 CAA) on Thursday night.  “Burke...

UNCW men’s basketball

German engineering: Linssen’s double-double leads Seahawks over Cougars

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2020

WILMINGTON – A near half-court alley oop pass from Ty Gadsden found the hands of Imajae Dodd. The reigning Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week finished the play with a thunderous slam that...

Shykeim Phillips during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Men’s basketball preview: College of Charleston

Erin Howard, Staff Writer February 22, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington will look to sweep this season’s series against College of Charleston, following its first victory over the Cougars since 2017. The Seahawks stunned Charleston in their...

Bruno Caula during UNCW's match against South Carolina State on March 25, 2019.

Soaring Seahawks: Feb. 13—19

Noah Powers, Sports Editor February 19, 2020

Each week, The Seahawk will recognize standout performers from UNC Wilmington athletics. Honorees are chosen based on overall performance. Generally, only one athlete will be honored per athletic event. Baseball Ron...

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