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UNCW men’s basketball releases 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,...

Kai Toews

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

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...

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

Seahawks trounce N.C. Wesleyan, break school record

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...

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

Seahawks down Fighting Camels in overtime thriller

Noah Powers, Sports Editor November 12, 2019
The Seahawks closed out their three-game homestand with a win on Tuesday night
Kai Toews (10) attempts a three-pointer during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Seahawks toppled by No. 9 North Carolina

Noah Powers, Sports Editor November 8, 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...

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

Gallery: Seahawks downed by ninth-ranked UNC

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).

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

Seahawks welcome No. 9 Tar Heels: preview

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...

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

Seahawks handle JWU in season opener

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...

Kai Toews and C.B. McGrath

UNCW men’s basketball season preview

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...

Trask Coliseum

Assistant coach Rob Burke breaks down new roster

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...

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

Gallery: Men’s basketball holds first official practice

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.

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

Kentucky coach John Calipari speaks at tip-off dinner

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...

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