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UNCW to play in Asheville’s MTE tournament

Jake Boggs attempts to grab a rebound during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.
November 2, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington’s men’s basketball team will take part in the Mako Medical Asheville Classic on Nov. 27-28, 2020, at UNC Asheville's Kimmel Arena. The Seahawks will be joined by Troy,...

Head coach Karen Barefoot not participating in UNCW women’s basketball Media Day

Karen Barefoot calls out signals to her team in a UNCW women's basketball game during the 2017-2018 season.
October 20, 2020

WILMINGTON – With its annual Media Day set to be held this Thursday, Oct. 22, Head Coach for UNC Wilmington’s women’s basketball Karen Barefoot will not take part in the event. Instead, “Interim...

CAA Men’s Basketball schedule released

UNC Wilmington students Brent Jansen (low, center-left) and Jacob Denton (low, center-right) hold up their signature whiteboard with the message
October 15, 2020

WILMINGTON – Wednesday, Oct. 14 marked the official first day of practice for UNC Wilmington’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. The Seahawks and fans also received the news that the Colonial...

Cacok’s Championship

Devontae Cacok (15) attempts a free throw during UNCW's matchup with Northeastern on Feb. 14, 2019
Former UNCW Basketball star captures NBA title
October 13, 2020

WILMINGTON – Devontae Cacok and the Los Angeles Lakers watched the purple and gold confetti rain from the heavens above late Sunday night, Oct. 11, after a convincing 106-93 victory over the Miami Heat....

2020 UNCW men’s basketball Media Day

Shykeim Phillips during UNCW's first official practice of the 2019-20 season on Sep. 26, 2019.
October 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – With college hoops season approaching, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) men’s basketball held its 2020 Media Day on Oct. 8 via Zoom. Needless to say, it was a new experience for everyone who...

UNCW Athletics experiences first COVID-19 cases

Janel Gamache (9) throws a pitch during UNCW's matchup with Howard in the Fairfield Inn & Suites Seahawk Softball Bash on Feb. 15, 2019.
October 6, 2020

WILMINGTON – On Oct. 5, UNC Wilmington Athletics identified 18 COVID-19 cases among its men’s soccer, women’s basketball, and softball teams. The school would not identify the names of the student-athletes...

UNCW adds new coaches to Women’s Basketball and Men’s Soccer staff

UNCW head coach Karen Barefoot during the Seahawks' contest against Northeastern on Feb. 3, 2019.
September 29, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington Women’s Head Basketball Coach Karen Barefoot has added two new members to her coaching staff for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. Barefoot announced last week that she would...

How the eyes of a four-year-old boy can see past America’s current issues

Left: Bulls guard Coby White handles the ball during a game against the Bucks at the United Center on Oct. 7, 2019. (Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Right: Photo courtesy of Julie Lawlor
June 24, 2020

It was just another day for me. I was on the couch aimlessly scrolling through Twitter, seeing the same hate and violence in almost every post. That was, until I came across a story that had originally...

Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash, sources say

The Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant celebrates his 3-pointer against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second quarter at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.
January 26, 2020

CALABASAS, Calif. — On Sunday,  sports fans woke to the startling news that former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash. He was 41. The incident was initially reported by TMZ. The...

Seahawks unable to mount comeback over Camels

Ty Taylor (21) during UNCW's season opener against Campbell.
McGrath: "Every possession is important."
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...

Media Day marks beginning of men’s basketball season

UNCW 2018-19 men's basketball team photo
October 17, 2018

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball hosted its annual Media Day in Trask Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon. It gave members of the media a chance to chat with coaches and players on the 2018-19 Seahawk...

MBB Gallery: Seahawks celebrate senior night

Coach McGrath stands proudly with his senior players Marcus Bryan, Nick Powell and Jordon Talley
February 18, 2018

UNC Wilmington men's basketball held its home finale on Saturday -- an 88-74 loss to CAA rival College of Charleston. The Seahawks celebrated in style, however, sending off three seniors in Jordon Talley,...

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