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UNCW, ECU set to resume rivalry in 2020-21 season

Jaylen Sims (30) dribbles up court during UNCW's 95-86 win against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

May 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — Along with newly-hired head coach Takayo Siddle, who served as an assistant at UNC Wilmington before leaving after the 2016-17 season, the Seahawk men’s basketball team is bringing back one of its several rivalries. After a one-season hiatus, UNCW is once again set to face East Carolina...

Seahawks drop two of three in series with Tigers

Breydan Gorham (33) during UNCW's matchup against Memphis on March 6, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (10-5) hosted Memphis (10-5) this weekend for a three-game series following a sweep of Kentucky (9-5) last weekend. The Seahawks fell on Friday and Saturday before regrouping and picking up a much-needed win to close on Sunday afternoon.  Friday; UNCW 0, Memphis 4 Danny Denz’s curveball...

Seahawks knock off Pirates in rivalry rematch

Jeantal Cylla (2) attempts a free throw during UNCW's matchup against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team renewed its in-state rivalry with East Carolina on Tuesday night in Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks avenged last year’s overtime loss to the Pirates in coach C.B. McGrath’s first season with a 95-86 victory. Strength in numbers Contributions were noticed up and down ...

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