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Seahawks fall to Cougars in regular season finale

Devontae Cacok (15) goes for a layup against College of Charleston inside TD Arena on March 2, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

March 3, 2019

CHARLESTON -- UNC Wilmington men’s basketball concluded its 2018-19 regular season with a 70-61 loss against College of Charleston on Saturday inside the TD Arena. The Seahawks (9-23, 5-13 CAA) have lost their final three games on the road after an inspirational victory over Colonial Athletic Association...

Sans: Cacok’s impact extends beyond basketball

Sans: Cacok’s impact extends beyond basketball

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Devontae Cacok isn’t ready to think where his jersey may end up after this year. The senior forward has gone through enough change in his UNC Wilmington career that he knows the importance of staying in the moment. “These past four years have gone fast,” said Cacok in an interview with The Sea...

Seahawks drop close game to Davidson

Devontae Cacok (15) attempts a free throw during UNCW's matchup against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

The UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team had four players in double figures including a double-double from Devontae Cacok, but it was not enough as the Seahawks fell 91-85 at home to Davidson on Saturday night.  UNCW (4-5) had a big night from Cacok. The senior forward scored 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting and grabbed 13 re...

Seahawks soar to win over Broncos at Trask

Shrita Parker (4) gets double-teamed by defenders during UNCW's exhibition against Catawba on Oct. 27, 2018.

Elijah Mize, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2018

Behind 27 forced turnovers, 27 points from Shrita Parker and a double-double from Paige Powell (her third of the season), UNC Wilmington downed Fayetteville State (3-4) 72-54 Saturday afternoon.    “We got the win, that’s all that really matters,” said Parker. “Whether it’s ugly or pretty. We got th...

Gallery: Seahawks down Pirates in high-scoring bout

Jaylen Sims (30) dribbles up court during UNCW's 95-86 win against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 27, 2018

UNC Wilmington (4-4) hosted East Carolina (4-4) on Tuesday night. The Seahawks knocked off ECU 95-86.

Gallery: Seahawks dominate Grand Canyon

Grace Sacco (33) looks to make a pass during UNCW's Nov. 17, 2018 contest against Grand Canyon

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 17, 2018

UNC Wilmington (3-1) hosted Grand Canyon (1-2) on Saturday afternoon. The Seahawks toppled the Lopes 77-55.

Gallery: Seahawks fall to UNCG

Kai Toews (10) dribbles up court during UNCW's Tuesday night game v.s. UNC Greensboro

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2018

UNC Wilmington (0-3) played host to UNC Greensboro (2-1) Tuesday night. The Spartans downed the Seahawks 82-61.

Gallery: UNCW drops season opener to Campbell in overtime thriller

Jay Estime' (12) during UNCW's season opener against Campbell.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2018

UNC Wilmington (0-1) took to the road to open the season against Campbell (1-0) on Tuesday night. In a high scoring bout that went into overtime, the Seahawks fell to the Camels 97-93.      

Seahawks use depth to soar past Belmont Abbey in season opener

Seahawks use depth to soar past Belmont Abbey in season opener

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

The UNC Wilmington women’s basketball team used big nights from GiGi Smith, Paige Powell and Lacey Suggs to earn a 74-58 opening night victory over Belmont Abbey at Trask Coliseum on Tuesday night. The win marked a successful start to year two of the Karen Barefoot era. Depth makes the differe...

Seahawks unable to mount comeback over Camels

Ty Taylor (21) during UNCW's season opener against Campbell.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018

After it escaped last year’s meeting with Campbell with a four-point victory, UNC Wilmington knew it needed to be ready from the opening tip on Tuesday night at Gore Arena. It took all of regulation and then overtime for the Seahawks (0-1) to snap a three-game winning streak against the Camels (1-0)...

Tuesday is more than a game for Jeantal Cylla

Jeantal Cylla (2)

Elijah Mize, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018

Jeantal Cylla has worked for this. He’s worked in the weight room, team meetings and practice courts. He’s worked for the opportunity to play in a meaningful game for UNC Wilmington, a school and campus he has called his own now for over a year. That moment arrives on Tuesday against Campbell. The Iron Man wh...

UNCW topples William Peace in exhibition

Kai Toews (10) throws up a floater during UNCW's exhibition against William Peace

Brent Jansen, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2018

 In its final exhibition match before opening the regular season, UNCW downed William Peace 80-52. The Seahawks started the game strong thanks to a great first half performance from senior forward Devontae Cacok. Cacok ended the game with a double-double (13 points, 13 rebounds) and led the te...

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