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UNCW men’s basketball releases coach C.B. McGrath

UNCW head 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, that after two and a half seasons at the helm and a 26-58 overall record, the program decided to...

Gallery: Seahawks bounce Bishops

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

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

Seahawks down Fighting Camels in overtime thriller

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

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

The Seahawks closed out their three-game homestand with a win on Tuesday night

Seahawks toppled by No. 9 North Carolina

Kai Toews (10) attempts a three-pointer during UNCW's matchup with North Carolina on Nov. 8, 2019 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 9, 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 only the third time in history that Trask opened its doors to a nationally ranked opponent (Wake...

Gallery: Seahawks downed by ninth-ranked UNC

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

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).

UNCW men’s basketball season preview

Kai Toews and C.B. McGrath

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 for the Seahawks, has made it clear his team intends to win this year.   McGrath’s first two seasons in ...

Gallery: Men’s basketball holds first official practice

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

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.

Seahawks knocked out in CAA tournament quarterfinals

Devontae Cacok (15) drives through the lane for a layup during UNCW's season opener against Campbell.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2019

After a morale-boosting 93-86 win over Elon in the opening round of the 2019 Colonial Athletic Association tournament, UNC Wilmington’s season ended at the hands of Northeastern for the second year in a row. The 10th-seeded Seahawks fell 80-59 in the quarterfinals of the CAA tournament at North C...

CAA Tournament preview: Seahawks look for seventh CAA title

The UNCW men's basketball team huddles before its Senior Day matchup against Hofstra on Feb. 16, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2019

After wrapping up the regular season with a 70-61 loss at College of Charleston, UNC Wilmington will head to back South Carolina’s “Holy City” this weekend in search of its seventh Colonial Athletic Association title in program history — but not without an uphill climb. The 10th-seeded Seahawks (...

Gallery: Seahawks unable to finish upset, late-game struggles continue

Kai Toews (10) during UNCW's matchup with Northeastern on Feb. 14, 2019

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

UNC Wilmington welcomed Northeastern to the Port City on Thursday night. With an 11-point halftime lead, the Seahawks looked to pull an upset on the no. 2 team in the conference, but second-half struggles plagued the 'Hawks as they have throughout conference play. The Huskies (16-9, 10-3 Colonial...

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 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  ...

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