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Mike Okauru during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Hawks fall short to Towson in conference opener

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor January 18, 2021

TOWSON, Maryland – UNC Wilmington (6-4, 0-1 Colonial Athletic Association) came up on the short end of a 72-69 final against Towson (2-5, 1-1 CAA) Monday afternoon inside SECU Arena. The game served...

Brian Tolefree during UNCW's matchup vs St. Andrews on Dec. 9, 2020.

Seahawks blowout Knights in home opener

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNCW (3-2) completed their season opener on Wednesday night with a 50-point blowout victory over St. Andrews (1-3). The 116-66 triumph gives Takayo Siddle his first win inside of Trask Coliseum...

Jaylen Sims during UNCW's matchup with Elon on Feb. 6, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Sims named CAA Player of the Week

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – After an outstanding opening weekend, UNCW forward Jaylen Sims received CAA Player of the Week honors. Sims led the Seahawks to a 2-1 record which helped capture the Makayo Medical Asheville...

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

Seahawks pick up first win against Bulldogs

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor November 27, 2020

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina – A Jamarhi Harvey lob that was slammed down by Jake Boggs gave UNCW (1-1) their first lead over UNC Asheville (0-1) since the 4:31 mark in the first half. The Seahawks would...

Jaylen Sims during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Siddle era starts slow against WCU

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor November 25, 2020

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina – The Takayo Siddle era did not get off to a good start for UNCW basketball Wednesday against Western Carolina (1-0). The Seahawks (0-1) dropped their season-opener against...

Jaylen Sims is guarded by Andrew Platek (3) during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

UNCW men’s basketball picked 8th in CAA preseason poll

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor November 16, 2020

WILMINGTON – In a poll conducted by the Colonial Athletic Association’s (CAA) head coaches, media and communication professionals, the UNC Wilmington’s men’s basketball team has been picked to...

Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Elon on Feb. 6, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Gallery: Seahawks drop Thursday contest to Elon

Noah Powers, Sports Editor February 6, 2020

WILMINGTON — The loss of point guard Shykeim Phillips appeared to hurt UNC Wilmington (7-18, 2-10 Colonial Athletic Association) more than expected as the Seahawks fell to Elon (8-17, 4-8 CAA) Thursday...

Jaylen Sims during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Gallery: Seahawks bounce Bishops

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer November 21, 2019

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

Gallery: Seahawks downed by Dukes on Homecoming

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...

Charlotte native Jaylen Sims announced his commitment to UNCW basketball earlier this week

Charlotte’s Jaylen Sims becomes second commit in UNCW basketball’s 2018 class

Collin Underwood, Contributing Writer October 7, 2017

After receiving his first 2018 commitment last week, UNC Wilmington men’s basketball coach C.B. McGrath got another this week in shooting guard Jaylen Sims. Sims, a 6-foot-6 Charlotte native, is currently...

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