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UNCW downed by Drexel in CAA tournament

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — UNC Wilmington’s hopes of running the table were cut short on Saturday night following a 66-55 loss to Drexel (14-19, 6-12 Colonial Athletic Association) on Saturday evening in the first round of the 2020 CAA tournament. The Seahawks (10-22, 5-13 CAA) had high hopes heading into...

Phillips earns CAA rookie honors for third time

Shykeim Phillips goes in for a layup during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – Point guard Shykeim Phillips wrangled in Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors for the third time this season.   The freshman put up an average 16 points, four and a half rebounds and four assists in a 1-1 finish last week. The Seahawks handled Drexel with ...

Seahawks fall to Blue Hens in season finale

Marten Linssen battles Delaware defenders during UNCW's matchup with the Blue Hens on Feb. 29, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — After winning three of its last five games, UNC Wilmington (10-21, 5-13 Colonial Athletic Association) was unable to muster up a win to close the regular season. Delaware (21-10, 11-7 CAA) capitalized on a sloppy second half from the Seahawks to walk out of Trask Coliseum with an 82-65...

UNCW keeps hot streak alive in win over Drexel

Shykeim Phillips (2) and Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Drexel on Feb. 27, 2020

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Hire Burke" chants echoed through Trask Coliseum as UNC Wilmington (10-20, 5-12 Colonial Athletic Association) racked up a 76-65 win over Drexel (13-17, 6-11 CAA) on Thursday night.  “Burke is the coach that everyone wants to play for right now,” said freshman Shykeim Phillip...

Late-game struggles continue for UNCW, suffer fourth straight loss

Kai Toews (10) battles through defenders during UNCW's matchup with William & Mary on Jan. 24, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

UNC Wilmington began its two-game road slate against a Drexel team which the Seahawks defeated 97-83 in Trask Coliseum on Jan. 12. That said, struggles on the road have plagued UNCW which wields only two wins away from the Port City — a record which remains steady after the Seahawks’ 69-57 loss to...

Seahawks look to continue success in weekend slate

From left: Jessica Mitchell (31), Micah Hoggatt (25), Carol-Anne Obusek (32), Moriah Crisp (2), Shrita Parker (4)

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

UNC Wilmington women’s basketball has won six of its last seven games and looks to continue this trend on a two-game road trip this weekend. Fresh off the most historic weekend sweep of the Karen Barefoot-era, the Seahawks (11-5, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association) will be tested against a Delaware...

UNCW begins road trip against CAA heavyweights

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's home matchup with Delaware on Jan. 10, 2019.

Austin Chandler, Contributing Writer

January 17, 2019

Following a home win over Colonial Athletic Association opponent Drexel last Saturday, the UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team prepares to set out on a CAA road trip that will include games against Hofstra on Thursday and Northeastern on Sunday. Last week’s loss to Delaware, 82-69, coupled with a victory over Drexel, 97-83,  left the Seahawks with an over...

Cacok sets career rebounding record in UNCW win

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's conference opener against College of Charleston on Dec. 29, 2018.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

January 12, 2019

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball provided a reason to believe Thursday’s loss to Delaware was a fluke not to be repeated with a statement win over Drexel, 97-83, on Saturday in Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks (7-11, 3-2 CAA) were forced to “reevaluate” their energy level when starting games following...

Women’s basketball: Dragons ground Seahawks in CAA action

Women's basketball: Dragons ground Seahawks in CAA action

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018

UNC Wilmington was unable to keep up with Drexel offensively in Sunday afternoon’s game, as the Dragons ran past the Seahawks in a 58-40 loss. The Seahawks (8-16, 1-12 CAA) were defensively stout against the No. 2 team in the CAA but were unable to come away with a win against the Dragons. Take ...

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