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UNCW men’s basketball releases coach C.B. McGrath

UNCW head coach C.B. McGrath

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

January 13, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington men’s basketball made the decision to part ways with head coach C.B. McGrath on Monday.  It was announced Monday, per release from UNCW Director of Athletics Jimmy Bass, that after two and a half seasons at the helm and a 26-58 overall record, the program decided to...

A tale of two halves: Seahawks lose big at home against 49ers

Kai Toews

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2019

WILMINGTON – After a disappointing trip out west, UNC Wilmington’s (5-6) return home was nothing to smile about as it lost to UNC Charlotte (4-4) in convincing fashion, 76-57. The loss marks only the second time this season that the Seahawks have been defeated at home. “We are thankful t...

Seahawks trounce N.C. Wesleyan, break school record

Jake Boggs slams one down during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

WILMINGTON — Jaylen Sims’ 26-point performance led UNC Wilmington (3-2) past North Carolina Wesleyan 113-53 on Tuesday night in Trask Coliseum. The 60-point victory topped the previous record for margin of victory set back in 2014 as the Seahawks topped St. Andrews 105-47. The matchup started...

Seahawks down Fighting Camels in overtime thriller

Kai Toews calls out to his team during UNCW's matchup with Campbell on Nov. 12, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

The Seahawks closed out their three-game homestand with a win on Tuesday night

Seahawks toppled by No. 9 North Carolina

Kai Toews (10) attempts a three-pointer during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington played one of its most anticipated games of the season Friday night, falling 78-62 to No. 9 North Carolina at Trask Coliseum. The Tar Heels’ trip to the Port City marked only the third time in history that Trask opened its doors to a nationally ranked opponent (Wake...

Gallery: Seahawks downed by ninth-ranked UNC

Marten Linssen (23) attempts to shoot over Cole Anthony (2) during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

UNC Wilmington hosted No. 9 North Carolina on Friday night. The Seahawks (1-1) fell 78-62 to the Tar Heels (2-0).

Seahawks welcome No. 9 Tar Heels: preview

Kai Toews displaying some hang time on his way to the rim.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington's highly-anticipated matchup with North Carolina is set to tip off tonight at 7 p.m. The ninth-ranked Tar Heels travel to the Port City as the second of a three-game series between UNCW and UNC. It is also only the third time in history that the Seahawks will square off ...

Seahawks handle JWU in season opener

Jaylen SIms during UNCW's season opener against Johnson & Wales on Nov. 5, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

WILMINGTON — A well-rounded performance, made sweeter by a triple-digit score, boosted UNC Wilmington over Johnson & Wales 103-83 on Tuesday night. The Seahawks landed 49.3 percent of their shots of the night while going 11-for-30 from beyond the arc. Leading the effort was Jaylen Sims who...

UNCW men’s basketball season preview

Kai Toews and C.B. McGrath

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

Accompanied by a fresh set of faces, UNC Wilmington men’s basketball has instilled a winning mentality heading into the 2019-20 season. Head coach C.B. McGrath, who enters his third year at the helm for the Seahawks, has made it clear his team intends to win this year.   McGrath’s first two seasons in ...

Assistant coach Rob Burke breaks down new roster

Trask Coliseum

Elijah Mize, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

That familiar place for UNC Wilmington men's basketball can be summed up with just one word — uncertainty.   For a roster that saw more turnaround than Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart (google it kids), getting up to speed with what head coach C.B. McGrath wants to do on the court w...

Gallery: Men’s basketball holds first official practice

Kai Toews guards Shykeim Phillips during UNCW's first official practice of the 2019-20 season on Sep. 26, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

UNC Wilmington men's basketball kicked off college hoops season in the Port City with its first official practice of the 2019-20 campaign.

Kentucky coach John Calipari speaks at tip-off dinner

John Calipari speaks with media personnel before the 2019 Men's Basketball Tip-off dinner on Sep. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

September 19, 2019

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball hosted its fourth annual tip-off dinner Thursday night at the campus’ Burney Center. Each year has featured a big-name keynote speaker to close out the banquet. ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg spoke at the 2016 dinner, while North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and...

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