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Report: Cylla becomes third Seahawk to transfer this week

Jeantal Cylla (2) dribbles in for a layup during UNCW's Tuesday night game v.s. UNC Greensboro

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

RELATED: Fornes, Taylor II to transfer from UNCW Jeantal Cylla may be on his way out of UNC Wilmington after one season. Jeff Goodman of Stadium reported that Cylla will become the third Seahawk to transfer this week after guards Jaylen Fornes and Ty Taylor II announced on their Twitter accounts t...

Fornes, Taylor II to transfer from UNCW

Jaylen Fornes (1) pulls up for a three-pointer during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

And another Seahawk bites the dust. Junior guard Jaylen Fornes announced on Twitter that he would transfer from UNC Wilmington and spend his final year of eligibility elsewhere. Hours later, guard Ty Taylor II announced he would transfer as well. “I would like to thank UNCW for the opportunity...

Gallery: Seahawks downed by Dukes on Homecoming

Kai Toews (10) attempts to break past a defender during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.

Noah Powers and Travis Stoker

February 3, 2019

As part of Homecoming weekend, UNC Wilmington (8-16, 4-7 Colonial Athletic Association) played host to James Madison. While the Seahawks were able to score close to the century mark, the efforts were not enough as the Dukes (10-14, 3-8 CAA) toppled the Seahawks 104-95. A potentially season-changing...

UNCW slides further down CAA ladder

Jeantal Cylla (2) goes up to the rim during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball was unable to provide the Trask Coliseum homecoming crowd with a win in its 104-95 loss to James Madison on Friday night. There were 13 lead changes and seven ties in the contest that went back and forth before the Dukes pulled away late in the second half to avenge...

UNCW comeback falls short against Towson

Jaylen Fornes (11) preps for a potential game-winning free throw with 12 seconds left during UNCW's matchup with Towson on Jan. 31, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

UNC Wilmington opened Homecoming weekend with a 77-76 loss to Towson on Thursday night inside Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks now can do no better than split its Colonial Athletic Association four-game home stand when it welcomes James Madison to Trask on Saturday for the Homecoming Game. Three’s Company  ...

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 ...

UNCW topples William Peace in exhibition

Kai Toews (10) throws up a floater during UNCW's exhibition against William Peace

Brent Jansen, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2018

 In its final exhibition match before opening the regular season, UNCW downed William Peace 80-52. The Seahawks started the game strong thanks to a great first half performance from senior forward Devontae Cacok. Cacok ended the game with a double-double (13 points, 13 rebounds) and led the te...

UNCW drops charity exhibition against Clemson

Kai Toews (10) flies in for the easy layup

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

October 27, 2018

It was a show and then some. Even though UNC Wilmington dropped its Hurricane Florence charity exhibition against no. 22 Clemson by a score of 78-67, enough went right for the Seahawks to provide optimism this season can be much different than last year.  Brownell Homecoming Clemson coach Brad Brow...

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