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Seahawks upend visiting Panthers

Matt Stone | Staff Writer

February 7, 2013

The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team fought hard and notched a huge conference win against one of the CAA's front running teams, knocking off Georgia State 76-72 Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum .The Panthers had come in hot, winning six of their last seven games, but the Seahawks had one of the...

Men’s basketball drops conference game to James Madison

Evan Edwards | Staff Writer

January 29, 2013

The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team fought hard but came up short on Monday night, losing to conference foe James Madison, 63-56.  "We're obviously thrilled to get a road win, it's a big deal," said James Madison coach Matt Brady. "In college basketball, to get a road, conference win, is hard t...

The future of UNCW basketball lies in guards’ hands

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

January 28, 2013

Keith Rendleman is the leader of the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team. Everyone knows that, no one denies it. The senior forward is constantly recording double-doubles and is leaned on heavily anytime the Seahawks are in need of a basket.The Seahawks' win against Old Dominion on Jan. 16 allowed a peek ...

Dixon’s clutch shot helps Seahawks top Old Dominion

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

January 17, 2013

Plays break down in basketball. You will not always be able to execute your half-court offense. It's then that a player's ability truly shines, whether they have the skill to take over a game and help bring their team to victory.On Thursday night, UNC Wilmington's Chris Dixon showed that he may just h...

Seahawks take down George Mason in conference upset

Cam Ellis | Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2013

Perhaps taking a cue from the weather, UNC Wilmington guard Chris Dixon spent his Saturday afternoon heating up, scoring 30 points as the Seahawks defeated visiting George Mason in a battle of CAA foes, 82-74.A back and forth game for most of its entirety, UNCW pulled away at the end, thanks in part to clu...

NCAA basketball mid-season report

Charles Cox | Staff Writer

January 8, 2013

Well, we're halfway to March Madness and it's already been an exciting year in college hoops.Jim Boeheim collected his 900th win, Butler pulled off one of their patented upsets as they defeated a very talented and then-number-one-ranked University of Indiana squad, and many other teams have emerged as for...

Seahawks rout visiting UNC Greensboro, remain undefeated at home

Evan Edwards | Staff Writer

December 20, 2012

It's not quite Christmas yet, but the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team (5-6) delivered plenty of gifts Wednesday night in their 87-73 win over UNC Greensboro (2-7).The Seahawks controlled the tempo from the tip.They were able to establish an early lead and never looked back. In the previous nine ga...

UNC Wilmington basketball competes in double header

Evan Edwards | Staff Writer

December 8, 2012

When the Seahawks and 49ers took the floor Wednesday evening, it wasn't to have an NFC West showdown. Instead, it was the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team facing off against Charlotte in the first game of a double-header in Trask Coliseum. The men's team played Coker College at 8:00 p.m follow...

Garrett ready to adopt leadership role under new regime

McLeod Brown | Sports Editor

November 29, 2012

When the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team took the court for the first time this season, there were numerous changes to the squad from last year.Hall of Famer Cynthia Cooper-Dyke had stepped down from her position as head coach during the offseason, opening the door for former Tuskegee coach Adel...

Seahawks capture first win of the season

Evan Edwards | Staff Writer

November 29, 2012

New women's basketball head coach Adell Harris and the Seahawks picked up their first win of the season Wednesday night, as they soared past North Carolina Central, 59-45.After losing three straight games on the road, getting back home proved to be exactly what this team needed."Home is where our fan...

NBA season off to a fast start

Evan Edwards | Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

 Now that we are a nearly a month into the NBA season, teams are beginning to develop their identities for the year. For some, that is a good thing (Miami, OKC). For others, well, there's always next year (Washington).The reigning champs are still hot (pun intended), but there has been a little chang...

Hager keeps “no fear” attitude heading into first season

Matt Stone | Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

A key factor to the success of the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team this year will be the ability of the team's redshirt freshmen to perform on the Division I stage. Arguably the most hyped redshirt is forward Luke Hager, a former standout at high school powerhouse Whitney Young in Chicago, Il...

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